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Finding Evidence Based Practice Resources

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This guide is designed to help you find Evidence based practice resources. There a different types of Evidence based Practice but you can see from the below image how they rank in their quality of evidence.

Evidence Based Practice is the integration of clinical expertise, patient values and the best evidence into the decision making process for patient care. 
(Sackett, D.L., et al. 2000, Evidence-based medicine: How to practice and teach EBM, 2nd edn,  Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh).

In the image below you can see different types of evidence based practice resources and how they range to quality. As we move up the triangle the literature increases in relevance in the clinical setting.

If you are unsure about where to begin with evidence based pracitce, you can try searching our catalogue for books, otherwise click through the tabs on the top of this guide for more help on finding resources.