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Evidence-Based Practice

What is Evidence-Based Practice?

Evidence-based practice is used across the professions. It's a way of basing your professional decisions on relevant literature, in combination with professional expertise and the preferences/values of your client or patient.

Use this guide to understand:

  • how to form a research question
  • how to search for relevant evidence
  • how to appraise what you find
  • how to apply the evidence to your practice
  • how to evaluate the success of the practice