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1

What is the best available research evidence, combined with clinical expertise and patient values?

Evidence-based Chiropractic Practice

2

EBC was started up by a group of medical educators at McMaster's university when?

1980's

3

Chiropractic interventions are difficult to investigate by what?

Experimental Methods

4

Because chiropractic interventions are difficult to investigate by experimental methods there are fewer chiropractic articles that use what?

Placebo Control Group

5

EBC is unique because chiropractors commonly utilize what?

Multiple Treatment Modalities

6

What are the multiple treatment modalities that chiropractors use?

Manipulations
Exercises
Ergonomic Advice
Physiotherapy

7

Clinical trials often utilize what?

One Modality (to isolate and compare it w/placebo or alternative)

8

What was limited for chiropractic research in the past which hampered progress?

Finances

9

What has changed as far as finances for chiropractic research?

Federal Funds available

10

What is clinical expertise?

Skills and knowledge gained by clinicians through clinical experience and practice.

11

EBC relies heavily upon the practitioners past what?

Clinical Experience

12

EBP is the integration of the best evidence with the past training and expertise of the clinician which results in?

Better patient care

13

Evidence is added to patient care to replace what

Outdated information

14

What are patient preferences?

Personal Values, Concerns, Expectations that pts have about their care.

15

The belief patients have about care that is being offered to them is known as?

Personal Values

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Personal values may be related to?

Philosophical or Religious issues

17

What are some patient concerns?

Finances
Time Constraints
Office Location

18

The degree that patients accept a doctors recommendations is known as what?

Patient Expectations

19

Patient expectations often are wide-ranging and can have a significant impact on?

Clinical Results

20

Practitioners may not have enough information to answer clinical questions for what?

Complicated Cases

21

Practitioners need to stay current in light of an overwhelming amount of?

New Research

22

The best practices uses the most valid clinical tools available which are established through?

Research

23

EBP is good to determine the most effective form of?

Treatment

24

EBP utilizes valid and reliable what?

Diagnostic Tests

25

Insurances often pay for services when provided with an explanation grounded in credible evidence that justifies what?

Clinical Procedures

26

Patients who present for care with unusual conditions that are unknown to the practitioners is what?

Patient Specific

27

EBP is good for what?

Specific Conditions

28

EBP is good to self educate by attending

Seminars and Conferences

29

Pracititioners gather the best available evidence how?

On their own

30

Because some elements of EBP are difficult to master make time to do what?

Read Journals
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