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The following list of resources, separated by healthcare discipline, provides a starting point for anyone beginning the evidence-based practice process. An Internet search of any resource titles will guide you in obtaining these recommended resources.


Hall, H. R., & Roussel, L. A. (2012). Evidence-based practice: An integrative guide to research, administration, and practice. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Houser, J., & Oman, K. S. (2010). Evidence-based practice: An implementation guide for healthcare organizations. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett.

Rubin, A., & Bellamy, J. (2012). Practitioner’s guide to using research for evidence-based practice. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.


Dugdill, L., Crone, D., & Murphy, R. (2009). Physical activity and health promotion: Evidence-based approaches to practice. United Kingdom: Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

Higdon, J., & Drake, V. J. (2011). An evidence-based approach to vitamins and minerals: Health benefits and intake recommendations. New York, NY: Thieme Medical Publishers.

MacAuley, D., & Best, T. (2007). Evidence-based sports medicine (2nd ed.). Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing.

Martin, L., Haskard-Zolnierek, K., & Dimatteo, M. R. (2010). Health behavior change and treatment adherence: Evidence-based guidelines for improving healthcare. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, Inc.


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Marchevsky, A. M., & Wick, M. (2011). Evidence based pathology and laboratory medicine. New York: Springer Science + Business Media, LLC.

Price, C. P., Glenn, J. L., & Christenson, R. H. (2009). Applying evidence-based laboratory medicine: A step-by-step guide. Washington, DC: American Association for Clinical Chemistry.


Andrade, C., & Clifford, P. (2008). Outcome-based massage: From evidence to practice (2nd ed.). Baltimore, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Dryden, T., & Moyer, C. (2012). Massage therapy: Integrating research and practice. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Holey, E. A., & Cook, E. M. (2011). Evidence-based therapeutic massage: A practical guide for therapists (3rd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier.


Brown, S. J. (2010). Evidence-based nursing: The research-practice connection. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett.

Melnyk, B. M., & Fineout-Overholt, E. (2010). Evidence-based practice in nursing & healthcare: A guide to best practice (2nd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Schmidt, N. A., & Brown, J. M. (2011). Evidence-based practice for nurses: Appraisal and application research. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett.


Kielhofner, G. (Ed.). (2006). Research in occupational therapy: Methods of inquiry for enhancing practice (Section 9, pp. 656–706). Philadelphia, PA: ...

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