Last Updated on Dec 01, 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are all the areas EBM covers?

EBM basically started in medical practice but then spread to other fields such as audiology, speech-language pathology, dentistry, nursing, psychology, social work, education, library and information science.

2. How is one type of evidence review better than another type of review?

The type of evidence review considered depends upon the intents and purpose for which it is being used. One type of evidence can be better for one condition and not appropriate for another.

3. Does evidence based practice reduce healthcare cost?

Yes, according to the findings of University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Medicine Center, evidence-based practice centers in hospitals help to facilitate and accelerate the use of best practices to improve care and save money.

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