Praise for "Critical Thinking in Clinical Practice," Third
EditionEileen Gambrill is unparalleled in her ability to describe
common flaws and biases in clinical decision making. The result in
this revised edition is a steadfast call for change that also
acknowledges the demands of practice. A must-read for clinicians
and researchers alike.--Elizabeth K. Anthony, PhD, Assistant
Professor, School of Social Work, Arizona State UniversityThis
"Third Edition" builds upon the impressive strengths of Gambrill's
prior treatments of the topic to support the notion that critical
thinking is a "teachable skill" and one essential for contemporary
practice in the human services. This book should be the default
authority on the topic of critical thinking for human service
professionals and would be an excellent textbook.--Bruce A. Thyer,
PhD, LCSW, Professor and former Dean, Florida State University
College of Social WorkI was skeptical about how "Critical Thinking
in Clinical Practice" could be improved, but Eileen Gambrill has
succeeded Her articulation of critical thinking skills for clinical
decisions ultimately will benefit the people we serve.--Joanne
Yaffe, PhD, ACSW, Associate Professor of Social Work and Adjunct
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of UtahA balanced and
illustrative guide to incorporating critical-thinking values,
knowledge, and skills into clinical education and practiceNow in a
third edition, "Critical Thinking in Clinical Practice" is written
for helping professionals who want to think more clearly about the
decisions they make and the context in which they make them. It is
a practical volume for clinicians who would like to expand their
knowledge of common pitfalls and fallacies in clinical reasoning.As
in earlier editions, this "Third Edition" draws on research related
to problem solving and decision making, illustrating the relevance
of research findings to everyday clinical practice and
policy.Revised throughout, the new edition includes discussion of:
The influence of pharmaceutical companies on the helping
professions, including disease mongering--the creation of bogus
risks, problems, and needless worriesDifferent kinds of propaganda
in the helping professions that compromise informed
consentAdditional coverage of classification, pathology, reliance
on authority, and hazards in data collectionThe development of
decision aids of value to both professionals and clientsThe
relative contribution of specific interventions compared to
nonspecific factors to positive outcomeFactors related to decision
making in multidisciplinary teamsNew developments regarding
intuitive and analytic reasoningThe pragmatic theory of
fallaciesDesigned to enhance the quality of services offered to
clients, "Critical Thinking in Clinical Practice, Third Edition" is
filled with insightful examples, useful lists, websites, and
guidelines, presenting an essential resource for all helping
professionals and students in the helping professions.
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