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Evidence-Based Practice: Steps 4 & 5: APPLY & ASSESS

The Intuitive Steps

Optimal application of the evidence to your patient requires factoring in patient preferences, abilities, and resources and clinician experience and resources.

Assessment involves evaluation of your patient after application of your evidence based decision. Assessment includes self evaluation...of your EBP process and abilities in order to improve over time.

Office-based research may grow from gaps in medical knowledge identified while searching for best evidence for the care of your patient.

EBP is a learned skill that requires practice.