Evaluation Of The Ebot Process, And The Correlation With Literature

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This chapter describes the evaluation of the evidence-based project, evaluation of the EBOT process, and the correlation with the literature. Recommendations for future practice, policy and education are discussed. The chapter then concludes with epilogue of the journey through the doctoral program at Chatham University.
Evaluation of the Actual EBOT Project & Correlation with Literature

The purpose of this evidence-based project was to determine if kinesio taping improves shoulder pain and engagement in functional tasks in patients with shoulder pathology. The PIO question successfully answered was: Does Kinesio taping decrease pain and improve engagement in functional tasks in patients with shoulder pathology? The application of kinesio taping used in addition to occupational therapy was shown to improve shoulder pain and engagement in functional tasks. Similar to this EBOT project, various authors have previously reported improvements in pain and function through the use of kinesio taping (Djordjevic et al, 2012; Host, 1995; Kaya et al, 2011; Kaya et al., 2014; Lee et al., 2012; Natesagounder et al, 2012; Shakeri et al., 2013a; Shakeri et al., 2013b; Simsek et al., 2013).
Eight participants were enrolled into the evidence-based project. No side effects were observed in any of the participants during the treatment and follow-up periods. Descriptive statistics were carried out using the Excel Version 2010 (Microsoft Corporation) for the participant’s Shoulder Pain and…

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