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What is 7-Step Evidence Based Practice?

7-Step Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)


The 7-step Evidence Based Practice (EBP) model builds on the 5 Steps of the EBP process and adds 2 additional steps as shown in the diagram below (Steps 0 and 6):

"Evidence based practice [also sometimes referred to as Evidence informed practice] is a problem solving approach to clinical decision making that incorporates a search for the best & latest evidence, clinical expertise & assessment, and patient preference values within a context of caring" Mazurek Melnyk et al, 2005

 
This is an iterative process!  

 

Readings:

Melnyk, BM; Fineout-Overholt, E; Stillwell, SB; Williamson, KM. Evidence-Based Practice: Step by Step: The Seven Steps of Evidence-Based Practice, AJN The American Journal of Nursing: January 2010 - Volume 110 - Issue 1 - p 51-53 doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000366056.06605.d2

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