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Biomedical Sciences: Evidence Based Practice

What is Evidence-Based Practice?

Evidence-based practice (EBP) is a clinical practice that focuses on the use of research findings to answer questions. The first step in EBP is usually asking an answerable question about a patient or condition, and then searching the literature to find the answer.

Systematic Reviews and Meta Analysis (Evidence Syntheses)

Critically Appraised Individual Articles (Article Synopses)

Point of Care Tools

Evidence Pyramid

Image Source: Sackett DL, Straus SE, Richardson WS, et al. Evidence-based medicine: how to practice and teach EBM. 2nd ed. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 2000.