Introduction to evidence-based practice

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Abstract

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After reading this chapter, you should be able to;
• Explain what is meant by the term evidence-based practice
• Understand the origins of evidence-based practice
• Explain why evidence-based practice is important
• Describe the scope of evidence-based health care
• List and briefly explain each of the five steps that make up the evidence-based
practice process
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEvidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions
EditorsTammy Hoffmann, Sally Bennett, Chris Del Mar
Place of PublicationSydney
PublisherElsevier
Pages1-15
Number of pages15
Edition2nd
ISBN (Electronic)9780729582278
ISBN (Print)9780729541350
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Hoffmann, T. C., Bennett, S., & Del Mar, C. B. (2013). Introduction to evidence-based practice. In T. Hoffmann, S. Bennett, & C. Del Mar (Eds.), Evidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions (2nd ed., pp. 1-15). Sydney: Elsevier.