Understanding Evidence

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Evidence-based physical therapy practice is an important component of our treatment decision making process, but it is often misunderstood and misconstrued. This webinar will provide an overview of the types and levels of evidence you will encounter in your search for answers to a clinical question.
  • When considering the research evidence arm of EBP, there are many types of research you will encounter
  • Each type of research fits in a theoretical hierarchy of importance to the base of literature; however, you will need to examine all research available to help you answer your question
  • The biggest challenge to evaluating research is examining and controlling bias