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Research Article  |   May 2004
Challenges and Strategic Solutions for a Research Emergent Profession
Author Affiliations
  • Irene Ilott, DipCOT, BA, MEd, PhD, is Consultant Occupational Therapist, 95 Water Meadows, Worksop S80 3DB, England; ireneilott@yahoo.co.uk
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Evidence-Based Practice / Departments / Evidence-Based Practice Forum
Research Article   |   May 2004
Challenges and Strategic Solutions for a Research Emergent Profession
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, May/June 2004, Vol. 58, 347-352. doi:10.5014/ajot.58.3.347
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, May/June 2004, Vol. 58, 347-352. doi:10.5014/ajot.58.3.347
Abstract

This paper explores some of the truisms associated with evidence-based practice. The intention is to remind the reader that evidence-based practice is a decision-making tool and not a rule; and to propose a strategic approach to overcoming the challenges we face as a research emergent profession.