The barriers perceived to prevent the successful implementation of evidence-based practice by speech and language therapists.

@article{OConnor2009TheBP,
  title={The barriers perceived to prevent the successful implementation of evidence-based practice by speech and language therapists.},
  author={Siobhan O'Connor and Catharine M. Pettigrew},
  journal={International journal of language & communication disorders},
  year={2009},
  volume={44 6},
  pages={1018-35}
}
BACKGROUND There is currently a paucity of research investigating what speech and language therapists, in particular, perceive are the greatest barriers to implementing evidence-based practice. AIMS The purpose of this study was to investigate the perceived barriers that are faced by speech and language therapists in southern Ireland when attempting to implement evidence-based practice. METHODS & PROCEDURES A 34-item questionnaire was sent to 39 therapists working in several counties in… CONTINUE READING

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