Using Evidence in Health and Social Care
- Roger Gomm - The Open University
- Celia Davies - The Open University
Public Health | Social Work & Social Policy (General) | Social Work Practice (General)
Those who seek to develop and improve their practice will welcome this approach to evidence-based health. The text supports evidence-based practice but seeks to ensure that the interpretations and uses of it are broad, thoughtful and informed. As such, Using Evidence in Health and Social Care will be an essential text for research methods courses in health, social work and nursing. It is a textbook for the Open University course K302 Critical Practice in Health and Social Care.
A useful additional read for students to gain a greater understanding of the links between theory and practice.
Practicing reflectively is central to our professional development in the H+SC field. Adopting an evidence based approach to care is essential in upholding best practice, this well structured text gives students a comprehensive 'starting point' from which to consider the concept.