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Evidence Based Practice

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Intro to Evidence Based Practice

Evidence based practice is the integration of clinical expertise, best available evidence, and patient values. Considered together, these components allow clinicians to make decisions supported by research and provide individualized patient-centered care. 

Steps to Evidence Based Practice

Evidence based practice is a 5 step process:
Step 1- Ask an answerable question
Step 2- Search for the best evidence
Step 3- Appraise the evidence
Step 4- Implement the evidence
Step 5- Evaluate the results

Intro to EBP Resources