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What is evidence based practice?

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"Evidence-based practice (EBP) is a problem-solving approach to the delivery of health care that integrates the best evidence from studies and patient care data with clinician expertise and patient preferences and values." (Melnyk, Fineout-Overholt, Stillwell, & Williamson, 2009, p. 49)

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Melnyk, B., Fineout-Overholt, E., Stillwell, S., & Williamson, K. (2009). Evidence-based practice: step by step. Igniting a spirit of inquiry: an essential foundation for evidence-based practice: how nurses can build the knowledge and skills they need to implement EBP. American Journal Of Nursing, 109(11), 49-52 4p. doi:10.1097/01.NAJ.0000363354.53883.58

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