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Definitions for Evidence-based medicine, nursing and practice.
Churchill Livingstone's Dictionary of Nursing
...→ effectiveness. → clinical guidelines. → randomized controlled trial. Evidence-based practice Evidence-based practice describes the delivery of healthcare interventions based on systematic analysis...
Evidence-base Practice Topic Page - Key Concepts in Public Health
One of the earliest and certainly the most influential definitions of evidence-based practice (EBP) is by Sackett et al. (1996): 'Evidence-based medicine is the conscientious, explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients.' The focus of this definition is clearly on the use of research to inform decision-makers and enhance their decision-making capabilities.
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Professions (EBN)
The practice of nursing in which the nurse makes clinical decisions on the basis of the best available, current research evidence, their own clinical expertise, and the needs and preferences of the...
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Professions (EBM)
...used to denote evidence-based medicine specifically, but can also include other specialties, such as evidence-based nursing, pharmacy, and dentistry.
Pharmaceutical Medicine Dictionary (EBM)
...ensuring that clinical practice is based on the best available evidence through the use of strategies... lower the cost of their care. Evidence-based medicine is not restricted to randomized trials and...
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