Ability of PTs to undertake evidence-based practice

I give myself very good advice, but I very seldom follow it...

Physiotherapists (PTs) are expected to apply scientifically derived knowledge to promote patient care and improve outcomes. But the ability and impact of evidence-based practice (EBP) on clinical practice is rarely evaluated. This study investigated whether PTs undertook the EBP steps and what the impact of these steps was. Although most PTs have a positive attitude towards EBP, they often rely on other sources to answer clinical questions, rather than undertaking the EBP steps.


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