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Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences

Guide to locating OT and Rehabilitation research evidence in books, journal articles, databases, and on the web.


Levels of Evidence & Study Design

The American Occupational Therapy Association suggests using the evidence hierarchy from Oxford's Center for Evidence-Based Medicine, which describes levels of evidence for different types of questions (e.g., therapy, prognosis, diagnosis, etc):

Guidance for Evidence Synthesis in OT