The Evidence-based practice movement in healthcare: Implications for rehabilitation

Julie A. Chronister, Fong Chan, Elizabeth Da Silva Cardoso, Ruth Torkelson Lynch, David A. Rosenthal

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The evidence-based practice (EBP) movement in medicine has permeated and affected a wide array of health and allied health care disciplines, and the field of rehabilitation is no exception. The purpose of this paper is to provide rehabilitation professionals up-to-date information about the defining characteristics and available resources of EBP for healthcare and rehabilitation practices, the critical issues that surround this movement, and the implications of this movement for the field of rehabilitation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6-15
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Rehabilitation
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2008 May 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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