Can We Still Call it Evidence-Based Practice
if We Deviate From the Evidence?
About the Webcast
In this webcast, Dr. Marcel Dijkers led a discussion on the limits of evidence-based practice (EBP) as based on evidence gathered using a PICO question (P: patient, problem or population; I: intervention; C: comparison, control or comparator; O: outcome(s)). In the typical report of a primary study, and of a secondary study, do you get enough information to implement an intervention for which evidence is offered?
What are some of the issues related to the usefulness of systematic reviews for a clinician, if he or she does not have the same patients, setting, or resources? Can an intervention still be considered evidence-based, if a clinician is unable to implement it exactly as described? This webcast is an activity of the Community of Practice on Evidence in Disability and Rehabilitation Research (CoP-EDR).
View the Archive
- This webcast originally aired on September 27, 2017. View the archive at this link: https://youtu.be/V7dd9WJrls4
Tips for Optimal Viewing on YouTube:
- To increase volume, turn up the volume on your computer and use the volume bar on bottom left side of the YouTube video window.
- Captioning is available by selecting the "CC" option on the bottom right side of the video window. Click on "Options" to change the font, size, and color of the captions.
- Additional tools on the bottom right side: "Settings" increase the video quality; "Theater mode" (default)/"Full screen."
- Evaluation: Please fill out the brief evaluation after viewing the webcast. There are no CRC-CEUs for participating in this webcast.
About the Presenter
Marcel Dijkers, PhD, FACRM is research professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and senior investigator in the Brain Injury Research Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He also serves as facilitator of the Center on KTDRR’s Community of Practice on Evidence in Disability and Rehabilitation Research (CoP-EDR). Dr. Dijkers has published more than 60 articles and chapters on the social and functional consequences of SCI/TBI, the delivery of health services for these conditions, outcome measurement, and methodological and statistical issues in rehabilitation research.
- Last Updated:
- Thursday, 14 November 2019 at 05:53 PM CST