Values-Based Health & Social Care: Beyond Evidence-Based Practice (Hardback)
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Values-Based Health & Social Care: Beyond Evidence-Based Practice (Hardback)

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Hardback 184 Pages / Published: 22/06/2010
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Is evidence-based practice really best practice?

This is a hotly debated question in health and social care circles and the starting point for this book. Engaging firmly in the debate, Values-Based Health & Social Care calls into question the dominance of evidence-based practice and sets out an alternative vision of care which places holism, professional judgement, intuition and client choice at its centre.

Bringing together writers from a range of health and social care backgrounds, the book describes the rise of evidence-based practice and explores major criticisms of the approach. It argues that evidence should be seen as part of a broader vision of practice which places equal value on:

- a holistic vision of the needs of patients and clients.

- professional knowledge and intuition, and

- seeing patients and clients as partners in their care.

Examples are used throughout the book to help readers link the concepts to practice. The book concludes with suggestions on how to develop a values-based approach in practice and through professional education.

Values-Based Health & Social Care sets out key debates surrounding the nature of practice which will be of interest to students and practitioners alike.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
ISBN: 9781848602014
Number of pages: 184
Weight: 463 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 x 15 mm

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