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Evidence-Based Practice: Step 5: Evaluation

Evidence-Based Practice Help Guide


The fifth and final step of the EBP process is evaluation. This involves looking at how you perform in the process: Do you ask answerable well formulated questions using PICO? Do you search for evidence in the right sources and do you search them the right way? Do you critically appraise the literature? Do you integrate research based evidence with your own clinical experience and expertise and the patients' preferences and implement it into your practice?