Understanding Evidence

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Author: Paul C. Giannelli

Publisher: LexisNexis

ISBN: 1422486311

Category: Law

Page: 804

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This Understanding treatise presents the essential topics in evidence law cogently and concisely. While it was written primarily for students in Evidence and Trial Practice courses, the "Key Points" summary at the end of each chapter and the inclusion of the current Federal Rules of Evidence in an appendix make this treatise an excellent reference for busy attorneys. Understanding Evidence begins with an overview of Evidence law followed by an explanation of the roles of the judge and jury. The remaining chapters are organized under the following topics: • Procedural Framework of Trial • Relevancy • Witnesses • Real and Demonstrative Evidence • Writings • Hearsay • Privileges • Substitutes for Evidence This treatise extensively discusses and cites the Federal Rules of Evidence. Cases, statutes, other rules, and secondary sources are also cited, providing a comprehensive framework for understanding evidence law.

Understanding Evidence-Based Rheumatology

A Guide to Interpreting Criteria, Drugs, Trials, Registries, and Ethics

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Author: Hasan Yazici,Yusuf Yazici,Emmanuel Lesaffre

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319083740

Category: Medical

Page: 276

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It is imperative that health professionals caring for patients with rheumatic diseases understand how to correctly interpret evidence in their field, taking into account the merits and shortcomings of available data. Understanding Evidence-Based Rheumatology offers a practical assessment of criteria, drugs, trials, and registries and provides useful tools for successfully interpreting this data. The book introduces readers to basic analysis of trial design, statistics and application of data through no-nonsense, easy-to-follow insights. Using numerous examples, chapters outline the difficulties physicians encounter when measuring disease activity in rheumatology and offer strategies for systematically approaching these situations. Ethical issues in study design and reporting are examined and the book closes with a summary of future directions for scientific and clinical studies in rheumatology. Understanding Evidence-Based Rheumatology is an invaluable resource for trainees, clinicians and scientists, preparing them with the necessary tools to correctly gather evidence and shed light on the difficult practice of rheumatology.

Understanding Evidence-Based Practices for Co-Occurring Disorders

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Author: Jorielle R. Brown

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 1428987975

Category:

Page: 6

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The advantages of employing evidence-based practices (EBPs) are now widely acknowledged across the medical, substance abuse, & mental health fields. This overview paper discusses EBPs & their role in the treatment of co-occurring disorders (COD). Practitioners seldom have as much evidence as they would like about the best clinical approach to use in any given clinical situation. This paper discusses EBPs & their use in treating persons with COD, discusses how evidence is used to determine if a given practice should be labeled as evidence based, & gives some brief examples of EBPs for COD. There is still considerable debate concerning how EBPs should be defined. This paper presents various points of view. Tables.

AIDS, Behavior, and Culture

Understanding Evidence-Based Prevention

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Author: Edward C Green,Allison Herling Ruark

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1315435160

Category: Social Science

Page: 300

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AIDS, Behavior, and Culture presents a bold challenge to the prevailing wisdom of “the global AIDS industry” and offers an alternative framework for understanding what works in HIV prevention. Arguing for a behavior-based approach, Green and Ruark make the case that the most effective programs are those that encourage fundamental behavioral changes such as abstinence, delay of sex, faithfulness, and cessation of injection drug use. Successful programs are locally based, low cost, low tech, innovative, and built on existing cultural structures. In contrast, they argue that anthropologists and public health practitioners focus on counseling, testing, condoms, and treatment, and impose their Western values, culture, and political ideologies in an attempt to “liberate” non-Western people from sexual repression and homophobia. This provocative book is essential reading for anyone working in HIV/AIDS prevention, and a stimulating introduction to the key controversies and approaches in global health and medical anthropology for students and general readers.

Understanding Evidence

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Author: Paul C. Giannelli

Publisher: Carolina Academic Press LLC

ISBN: 9781531009892

Category: Evidence (Law)

Page: N.A

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Understanding and Using Scientific Evidence

How to Critically Evaluate Data

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Author: Richard Gott,Sandra Duggan

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761970842

Category: Education

Page: 198

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This text shows that there are things to understand about scientific evidences: difficult concepts about the structure of experiments; causality; repeatability and the validity and reliability of evidence upon which decisions have to be made.

Understanding Evidence in Health Care

Using Clinical Epidemiology

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Author: Suhail Doi

Publisher: Palgrave

ISBN: 9781420256697

Category: Medical

Page: 217

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Understanding Evidence in Health Care delivers the essentials of clinical epidemiology for health practitioners, enabling them to practise evidence-based health care. Divided into two parts, Understanding Evidence in Health Care explains both the key concepts behind research output and how to interpret and apply the research. It teaches health care professionals how to: how to have an effective understanding of published reports, interact with hard-to-find and hard-to-understand terminology, and get real understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of scientific information in their field. Understanding Evidence in Health Care develops the reader's skills in a logical flow of background principles, useful data examples, clearly explained tables and figures, and end-of-chapter readings and exercises, thus offering invaluable guidance to doctors, nurses and health professionals in all fields.

Nursing Evidence-Based Practice Skills

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Author: Karen Holland,Colin Rees

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199563101

Category: Medical

Page: 299

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Nursing students require a unique guide to research and evidence based practice to help them succeed in both the classroom and the clinical area. Nursing Evidence-Based Practice Skills is a one-stop-shop of the theory and practice of EBP including practical tips for assignments and placements.

Stroke Rehabilitation - E-Book

A Function-Based Approach

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Author: Glen Gillen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323067751

Category: Medical

Page: 800

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Gillen's Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach, 3rd Edition is the only comprehensive, evidence-based stroke rehabilitation resource for occupational therapists. Extensively updated with the latest research in assessment and intervention, this essential text presents a holistic, application-based approach that integrates background medical information, samples of functionally based evaluations, and current treatment techniques and intervention strategies to help you confidently manage the growing number of stroke rehabilitation clients. UNIQUE! Case studies challenge you to apply rehabilitation concepts to realistic scenarios. Evidence-based clinical trials and outcome studies clearly outline the basis for stroke interventions. UNIQUE! Survivor's Perspectives help you understand the stroke rehabilitation process from the client's point-of-view. UNIQUE! A multidisciplinary approach highlights discipline-specific distinctions in stroke rehabilitation among occupation and physical therapists, physicians, and speech-language pathologists. Review questions in each chapter help you assess your understanding of rehabilitation concepts. Key terms and chapter objectives at the beginning of each chapter help you study more efficiently. Three new chapters broaden your understanding of stroke intervention in the areas of Using Technology to Improve Limb Function, Managing Speech and Language Deficits after Stroke, and Parenting after Stroke. Learning activities and interactive references on a companion Evolve Resources website help you review textbook content and locate additional information.

Issues in Science Teaching

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Author: John Sears,Pete Sorenson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134565577

Category: Education

Page: 256

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Issues in Science Teaching covers a wide range of important issues which will interest teachers at all phases in the education system. The issues discussed include: the nature and purposes of science education in a multicultural society, including the idea of science for all the role and purposes of investigational work in science education assessment, curriculum progression and pupil attitudes to their science experience supporting basic skills development in literacy, numeracy and ICT, through science teaching supporting cross-curricular work through science teaching taking account of individual differences including ability, special needs, learning style and the case for inclusion The articles are strongly based on current research and are intended to stimulate and broaden debate among the readers. Written by practising science educators and teachers, this book offers new and interesting ways of developing science education at all levels.

Teaching for Understanding

What it is and how to do it

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Author: Douglas P Newton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136647910

Category: Education

Page: 192

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First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Innovations in Evidence and Proof

Integrating Theory, Research and Teaching

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Author: Paul Roberts,Mike Redmayne

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1847313906

Category: Law

Page: 426

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Innovations in Evidence and Proof brings together fifteen leading scholars and experienced law teachers based in Australia, Canada, Northern Ireland, Scotland, South Africa, the USA and England and Wales to explore and debate the latest developments in Evidence and Proof scholarship. The essays comprising this volume range expansively over questions of disciplinary taxonomy, pedagogical method and computer-assisted learning, doctrinal analysis, fact-finding, techniques of adjudication, the ethics of cross-examination, the implications of behavioural science research for legal procedure, human rights, comparative law and international criminal trials. Communicating the breadth, dynamism and intensity of contemporary theoretical innovation in their diversity of subject-matter and approach, the authors nonetheless remain united by a common purpose: to indicate how the best interdisciplinary theorising and research might be integrated directly into degree-level Evidence teaching. Innovations in Evidence and Proof is published at an exciting time of theoretical renewal and increasing empirical sophistication in legal evidence, proof and procedure scholarship. This groundbreaking collection will be essential reading for Evidence teachers, and will also engage the interest and imagination of scholars, researchers and students investigating issues of evidence and proof in any legal system, municipal, transnational or global.

Self-Care Science, Nursing Theory and Evidence-Based Practice

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Author: Katherine Renpenning, MScN,Susan Gebhardt Taylor, MSN, PhD, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826107796

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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"This is an excellent review of the development of self-care deficit theory and the use of self-care in nursing practice. Explanations of the various theories and theory terms are well done and written at a level that novice theorists can relate to. The authors demonstrate how self-care science can be fiscally and effectively applied to the care of patients/clients."--Doody's Medical Reviews Dorothea Orem's Self-Care Theory has been used as a foundation for nursing practice in healthcare institutions and as the basis of curricula in nursing schools for decades. This book explores the high-level theory of the application of Orem's Self-Care Theory, and how it can improve patient outcomes as well as cost-effectiveness of nursing care delivery. Written for nursing theorists, researchers, administrators, and graduate students, the text addresses the relationship of self-care theory and evidence-based care in nursing, and provides a solution to improving contemporary healthcare outcomes. The book is divided into three sections. Section one discusses the reason for the existence of the nursing profession, and identifies the performance of self-care. Section two covers three nursing practice sciences-wholly compensatory nursing, partly compensatory nursing, and supportive educative nursing. Section three offer suggestions on how health care organizations can incorporate this broadened perspective of what constitutes evidence based practice and on-going research methodology into every-day delivery of nursing services. Key Features: Includes case examples to illustrate the application of theory to nursing practice Provides a current, cost-effective resource for implementing Orem's Self-Care Deficit Theory for effective evidence-based practice Builds the link between the application of Orem's Self Care Theory and improved patient and fiscal healthcare outcomes

Guiding Neurosurgery by Evidence

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Author: Bruce E. Pollock

Publisher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers

ISBN: 3805581300

Category: Medical

Page: 213

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'Guiding Neurosurgery' by Evidence provides it readers with a succinct review of comtemporary neurosugrical practice when evaluated by evidence-based medicine standards. It begins with an introduction of concept and principles of evidence-based medicine. The subsequent chapters address the topics of brain tumor epidemiology, benign adult brain tumore, pediatric neurosurgery, endovascular treatment of cerebrovascular disorders, lumbar spine surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, sterotactic readiosurgery, trauma, and the treatment of chronic pain disorders by neurostimulation. Each chapter summarizes the available literature and grades it according to the quality of the evidence-based medicine in neurosurgical highlights not only the usefullness of evidence-based medicine in neurosurgical practice, but also its limitations with regard to neurosurgical disorders that are frequently rare and therefore impossible to evaluate in randomized clinical trials. Neurological surgeons and neurologists, both practicing physicians and residents in training, will find in this publication valuable information about the practice of the different neurosurgical subspecialties by evidence-based medicine standards.

Understanding Research and Evidence-Based Practice in Communication Disorders, A Primer for Students and Practitioners

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Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 146727075X

Category: Education

Page: 22

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Understanding Research and Evidence-Based Practice in Communication Disorders, A Primer for Students and Practitioners. In this book, you will learn topics such as PART III: Chapter 11 - Chapter 17, plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Understanding Nursing Research, Building an Evidence-Based Practice

Nursing, Nursing

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Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1478456477

Category: Education

Page: 51

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Understanding Nursing Research, Building an Evidence-Based Practice. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Stroke Treatment and Prevention

An Evidence-based Approach

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Author: Graeme Hankey

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521101684

Category: Medical

Page: 536

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Stroke is the third most common cause of death in the world and a major source of disability. This invaluable reference will provide clinicians caring for stroke patients with ready access to the optimal evidence for best practice in acute stroke treatment and secondary prevention. The author, who is a member of the editorial board of the Cochrane Stroke Review Group, describes all available treatments for acute stroke and secondary prevention, the rationale for using them and, where available, the highest level of evidence for their safety and effectiveness. Where level 1 evidence is not available, he offers advice on reasonable practice and information about current research. The evidence for each treatment is followed by the author's interpretations and the implications of the evidence in the care of stroke patients. This is therefore an essential resource for clinicians, translating into practice advances that have been made in the treatment and prevention of stroke and suggesting the most appropriate interventions.

Understanding Nursing Research, Reading and Using Research in Evidence-Based Practice

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Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1478428708

Category: Education

Page: 52

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Understanding Nursing Research, Reading and Using Research in Evidence-Based Practice. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.