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Evidence Based Medicine

Applying the Evidence to the Patient

The process of identifying and researching a question and appraising the evidence should ultimately lead to a decision about how the evidence does or does not apply to a patient, and how you will incorporate that evidence into treatment. Use the following worksheet to work through this application.

Shared Decision Making Resources

Putting It All Together

A Critically Appraised Topic (CAT) takes you through the EBM process from PICO question formation to application of the evidence to your patient. Use the CAT form below to guide you through this process.