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  1. Pre-Course Reading 4 items
    A selection of titles that will help introduce you to the central tenets of Evidence-Based Practice
    1. Research handbook for health care professionals - Mary Hickson 2008

      Book  A really good introduction to the research process for practising health care professionals. Chapter 6 has been digitised here.

    2. Evidence based medicine: what it is and what it isn't - D. L Sackett, W. M C Rosenberg, J A M. Gray, R B. Haynes 13/01/1996

      Article 

  2. Books 12 items
    You can't read everything! These are a selection of titles I have found useful, the most useful at the top.
    1. Evidence-based practice: a critical appraisal - Liz Trinder, Shirley Reynolds 2000

      Book  An early critique of EBP from a variety of professions

    2. Medical Statistics Made Easy - Michael Harris , and Gordon Taylor 2014

      Book 

    3. Values-based health and social care: beyond evidence-based practice - Pat Rose, Jill McCarthy 2010

      Book  Chapter 5 " Valuing Professional Judgement" offers a very useful, if not entirely unchallengeable, view of expertise in EBP

    4. What is this thing called science? - A. F. Chalmers 1999

      Book  If you want a primer on the basics of why we talk about science and its role in our lives, this is a great book.

    5. Research essentials: foundations for evidence-based practice - Susan Leslie Norwood c2010

      Book 

    6. Chapter 6 :: Research handbook for health care professionals - Mary Hickson

      Webpage  This is a digitised section of the book above.

  3. EBP web resources 4 items
  4. Useful Web Resources for Study 5 items
    1. Cite them right online - Home

      Website  Take the strain out of referencing

    2. LibGuides: Social Work & Health & Social Care: Home

      Article  The subject page of the Library is a good place to start looking around for material.

    3. LibGuides: Health Professions: Home

      Webpage  The subject page of the Library is a good place to start looking around for material.

    4. SCONUL Access | SCONUL

      Webpage  Link to a University Library near you if you live too far from Plymouth

  5. Journal Articles 18 items
    A variety of articles exploring issues to do with EBP; dive in and have a look at some. Don't forget to read critically!
    1. The GATE frame: critical appraisal with pictures - R. Jackson 01/04/2006

      Article  Using RAMMbo for critical appraisal explained

    2. Policy: Twenty tips for interpreting scientific claims - William J. Sutherland, David Spiegelhalter, Mark Burgman 20/11/2013

      Article  This is an accessible look at risk and how it's misinterpretation can skew research.

    3. Evidence based medicine: a movement in crisis? - T. Greenhalgh, J. Howick, N. Maskrey 13/06/2014

      Article 

    4. Implementing Evidence-Based Practice Education in Social Work: A Transdisciplinary Approach - J. L. Bellamy, E. J. Mullen, J. M. Satterfield, R. P. Newhouse 01/07/2013

      Article 

  6. Websites and Resources 9 items
    Some useful resources which are worth exploring.
  7. Seven Steps Articles 4 items
    These are the series of articles that prompted the seven-steps format around which this module is built. It is worth having a look at all of them. Do not however take them at face value. Read them critically. Do you agree with all that they have written here? If not, why not?
    1. Evidence-Based Practice, Step by Step: Asking the Clinical Question - Susan B. Stillwell, Ellen Fineout-Overholt, Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, Kathleen M. Williamson 03/2010

      Article 

    2. Evidence-Based Practice, Step by Step: Sustaining Evidence-Based Practice Through Organizational Policies and an Innovative Model - Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, Ellen Fineout-Overholt, Lynn Gallagher-Ford, Susan B. Stillwell 09/2011

      Article 

    3. Evidence-Based Practice: Step by Step: The Seven Steps of Evidence-Based Practice - Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, Ellen Fineout-Overholt, Susan B. Stillwell, Kathleen M. Williamson 01/2010

      Article  No 2

    4. Evidence-Based Practice: Step by Step: Igniting a Spirit of Inquiry - Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, Ellen Fineout-Overholt, Susan B. Stillwell, Kathleen M. Williamson 11/2009

      Article 

  8. Articles referred to in Moodle 13 items
    1. Diffusion of Innovations in Service Organizations: Systematic Review and Recommendations - TRISHA GREENHALGH, GLENN ROBERT, FRASER MACFARLANE, PAUL BATE 12/2004

      Article 

    2. Respiratory symptoms and home environment in children: a national survey - M L Burr, H R Anderson, J B Austin, L S Harkins 01/01/1999

      Article 

    3. Small-scale evaluation in health: a practical guide - Sinead Brophy, Helen Snooks, Lesley Griffiths 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book