The transmission of evidence contained in clinical practice guidelines through curriculum, student knowledge, and physiotherapy practice to the experience of the final consumer (the patient) using lateral ankle ligament sprains as the case study.
ABSTRACT Background: The theory and practice of knowledge translation underpins evidence-based practice (EBP). There is significant concern that translation of research-based evidence into clinical practice is slow and incomplete. This thesis investigates evidence for this concern in the case of a common injury, (which is managed by a variety of clinicians) the acute lateral ankle ligament sprain (LALS), and a tool frequently used to enhance EBP, the clinical practice guideline (CPG). The aim...[Show more]
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