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Nursing: What is evidence based practice?

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Evidence based practice


"Evidence-based practice is the process by which health care providers incorporate the best research or evidence into clinical practice in combination with clinical expertise and within the context of patient values."

Franz, J. F., & Cataldo, L. J. (2013). Evidence Based practice. In Gale (Ed.), The Gale encyclopedia of nursing and allied health (3rd ed.). Farmington, MI: Gale. Retrieved from