A step-by-step introduction to EBP from the University of Minnesota Health Sciences Libraries. Includes the five steps of EBP, how for formulate questions using PICO, how to describe evidence-based resources, and more.
The medical world can be a confusing place. Patients and their families might feel overwhelmed by the large vocabularies and complicated explanations they get from their health care providers. Students entering health care also struggle to grasp the complexity of health sciences, and are forced to memorize huge amounts of information. We hope to make understanding the medical world a bit easier.
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