Ron Lefebvre

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Evidence-based practice has had a growing impact on chiropractic education and the delivery of chiropractic care. For evidence-based practice to penetrate and transform a profession, the penetration must occur at 2 levels. One level is the degree to which individual practitioners possess the willingness and basic skills to search and assess the literature.(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of an evidence-based practice (EBP) curriculum incorporated throughout a chiropractic doctoral program on EBP knowledge, attitudes, and self-assessed skills and behaviors in chiropractic students. METHODS In a prospective cohort design, students from the last entering class under an old(More)
BACKGROUND As evidence-based medicine (EBM) becomes a standard in health care, it is essential that practitioners of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) become experts in searching and evaluating the research literature. In support of this goal, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine(More)
OBJECTIVE The purposes of this study were to describe the questionnaire development process for evaluating elements of an evidence-based practice (EBP) curriculum in a chiropractic program and to report on initial reliability and validity testing for the EBP knowledge examination component of the questionnaire. METHODS The EBP knowledge test was evaluated(More)
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