What is Evidence Based Practice?
Evidence based practice (also called evidence based medicine) integrates the best available research evidence, the clinician's expertise, and the patient's preferences, values, concerns, and expectations.
Evidence-based practice leads to:
There are four steps to successful evidence based practice:
This subject guide will take you through the EBP process in detail. It also includes information about appraisal tools used in evidence based practice, and links to our discipline-specific subject guides for more information.
To use this guide, select a step from the menu on the left, or use the arrows at the bottom of each page.
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