This Guide is designed to assist students in:
Understanding core evidence-based medicine (EBM) concepts
Developing research skills necessary for the practice of evidence-based medicine
Accessing evidence-based medicine resources
When referring to this resource in your writing, please attribute with a reference, such as the example below, which is formatted to AMA style:
Seeger CM. Evidence-Based Medicine. Sam Houston State University Libguides. Updated November 29, 2023. Accessed Month day, year. https://shsulibraryguides.org/ebm
Chapter 2: What Is Evidence-Based Medicine?
Gordon Guyatt; Roman Jaeschke; Mark C. Wilson; Victor M. Montori; W. Scott Richardson
This Guide focuses on steps 1-3.
EBM Practice Model:
|1||Ask||a well-defined, answerable clinical question. Use the PICO framework to define the question.|
|2||Acquire||the best available evidence from the literature.|
|3||Appraise||the literature for relevancy, currency, validity, and applicability.|