Evidence-Based Practice Workbook
208 Pages

Evidence-Based Practice Workbook



The Evidence-based Practice Workbook is an ideal tool for use by GPs, medical specialists and other healthcare professionals to learn the concepts of evidence-based practice (EBP). Practical and interactive, this workbook provides simple methods to help health professionals find and use the best evidence to answer clinical questions, developing their skills in:

  • asking clinical questions
  • searching for answers
  • discriminating good from poor information and research
  • using the answers to make clinical decisions.

This attractive, colour workbook provides a clear explanation of EBP skills and concepts. Written by internationally respected authors, this expanded and updated edition has been developed from evidence-based practice workshops run by the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine at the University of Queensland and Oxford, and contains information and exercises to help health professionals learn how to use EBP in their clinical practice.



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Published 04 February 2009
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EAN13 9780470766057
License: All rights reserved
Language English

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Note from the authors Acknowledgements Introduction to this workbook
How to use this workbook
Part 1: Introduction to evidence-based practice What is evidencebased practice? Some evidencebased cases
Part 2: he steps in evidence-based practice EBP Step 1: Formulate an answerable question EBP Step 2: Track down the best evidence EBP Step 3: Critically appraise the evidence
EBP Step 4: Apply the evidence
Part 3: FurtHer critical appraisal exercises Critical appraisal of studies for a prognosis question Critical appraisal of studies for a diagnostic test accuracy question
Part 4: Reflections and furtHer information How am I doing? Diary of a reflective practitioner Useful sources of evidence Further readingGlossaryAnswers to quizzes and appraisalsEndpieceIndex
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