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Evidence Based Practice: Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Home

Evidence Cycle

 Ask, Access, Appraise, Apply, Assess

Steps

ASK an answerable question.
      Develop a patient care question: PICO question.

ACCESS the evidence.
      Find an answer in the journal literature.

APPRAISE the evidence.
      Are the study results valid?

APPLY evidence to patient care.

ASSESS the results.
      Are the results acceptable to you and your patient?

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