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Please help to write a one page summary of this article: Practitioners reading patterns, attitudes about and use of research reported in Occupational Therapy journals.

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As a backdrop to the study, "Practitioners reading patterns, attitudes about and use of research reported in Occupational Therapy journals", the authors point to the need for Evidence-based practice, with the American Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT) being the main journal used in the United States. And, although empirical research that is published in OT journals is a critical form of evidence to inform practice, research suggests that it is greatly underused by Occupational Therapists (Philibert, Sydney, Judd & Windsor, 2003).

The purpose of this study of this descriptive study was to determine if practitioners read AJOT or other scholarly journal to determine the reading patterns, their attitudes about published works and to obtain self-report data ...

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