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Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine

Evidence-based Practice

Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is the integration of best research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values.
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Using the Literature in Practice

Convert need for information into clinical question

Find the best evidence

Critically appraise the evidence

Integrate evidence with clinical expertise and client values

Evaluate the process: how did it work for this patient?