Flashcards in Intro Deck (51)
What is the best available research evidence, combined with clinical expertise and patient values?
Evidence-based Chiropractic Practice
EBC was started up by a group of medical educators at McMaster's university when?
Chiropractic interventions are difficult to investigate by what?
Because chiropractic interventions are difficult to investigate by experimental methods there are fewer chiropractic articles that use what?
Placebo Control Group
EBC is unique because chiropractors commonly utilize what?
Multiple Treatment Modalities
What are the multiple treatment modalities that chiropractors use?
Clinical trials often utilize what?
One Modality (to isolate and compare it w/placebo or alternative)
What was limited for chiropractic research in the past which hampered progress?
What has changed as far as finances for chiropractic research?
Federal Funds available
What is clinical expertise?
Skills and knowledge gained by clinicians through clinical experience and practice.
EBC relies heavily upon the practitioners past what?
EBP is the integration of the best evidence with the past training and expertise of the clinician which results in?
Better patient care
Evidence is added to patient care to replace what
What are patient preferences?
Personal Values, Concerns, Expectations that pts have about their care.
The belief patients have about care that is being offered to them is known as?
Personal values may be related to?
Philosophical or Religious issues
What are some patient concerns?
The degree that patients accept a doctors recommendations is known as what?
Patient expectations often are wide-ranging and can have a significant impact on?
Practitioners may not have enough information to answer clinical questions for what?
Practitioners need to stay current in light of an overwhelming amount of?
The best practices uses the most valid clinical tools available which are established through?
EBP is good to determine the most effective form of?
EBP utilizes valid and reliable what?
Insurances often pay for services when provided with an explanation grounded in credible evidence that justifies what?
Patients who present for care with unusual conditions that are unknown to the practitioners is what?
EBP is good for what?
EBP is good to self educate by attending
Seminars and Conferences
Pracititioners gather the best available evidence how?
On their own