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Evidence Based Practice

What is Evidence-Based Medicine?

"Evidence-based medicine is the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients. The practice of evidence-based medicine means integrating individual clinical expertise with the best available external clinical evidence from systematic research."

Sackett DL, Rosenberg WM, Gray JA, Haynes RB, Richardson WS. Evidence based medicine: what it is and what it isn'tBMJ. 1996;312(7023):71-72.




                                   EBM Venn Diagram                                                                                Five A's of the Decision Making Cycle

Evidence-Based Practice Diagram



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5 A's of EBP



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