Journal article

Re-Evaluating Evidence for Best Practice in Paediatric Speech-Language Pathology.

Barbara Dodd

Folia Phoniatr Logop | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Systematic reviews of treatment trials for children with speech and language difficulties often exemplify the limited clinical usefulness of the evidence base, reflecting recent literature in evidence-based medicine. Other studies report that clinicians often fail to seek information about best practice, across the health professions. Consequently, clinical researchers, including those in speech-language pathology, have sought alternative methodologies for determining best practice. SUMMARY: Some approaches focus on "pragmatic trials," usually as part of existing health services. Others place case management of individuals at the centre of intervention presenting studies of one o..

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