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Decide on how useful or valid the articles that you have obtained are. The quality of research articles vary, and it is essential that you avoid using the evidence contained in unreliable articles. Oxford, UK developed tools for appraising research known as the Critical Appraisal Skills Programme, or CASP. These tools are freely available on the internet.
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EBM aims to promote new and innovative practices that are proven to work, and to disregard harmful and ineffective practices. The consequinces of EBM are effective, accurate and precise clinical interventions and diagnostic tests. Important EBM skills include the ability to find, critically appra...
The following principles can be used to improve the quality of your searches when navigating an electronic bibliographic database:
The main idea is to convert all the questions that arise from a difficult case into one structured clinical question.
A good clinical question should have 4 main points:
This article discusses how clinicians can apply EBM to improve the overall outcomes of their patients. This is done by using the 5 step EBM model which will be discussed.
To incorporate EBM into clinical practice, 5 essential steps must be applied:
After completing all the previous steps, we should stand back and evaluate our actions throughout this process. We must look especially at our patient outcomes, and decide if patient care and outcome have improved. If not, we should learn from the experience for future reference.
Various sources could help you find evidence. Be wary of textbooks or journals, as they may be out of date. Your colleagues may assist you, but the quality of information obtained from them may vary. The best places to go to find evidence are online electronic bibliographic databases. These datab...
Once we have critically appraised the evidence and decided on it's relevance, we can apply it in our practice. We now have to decide if this evidence is applicable to our patient or population. All aspects of the evidence should be fully discussed with the patient for them to make an informed dec...
Evidence-based medicine is defined by A K Akobeng as the 'integration of best research-evidence with clinical expertise and patient values.' The practice of evidence-based medicine looks to bridge the gap between research and clinical practice. Physicians can use this pra...
These ideas are important to medical students and docters who look to become better and more up to date in their practice, and to better the outcomes of their patients.
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