Advancing evidence-based practice: A primer

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Evidence-based practice (EBP) requires a shift from the traditional paradigm of clinical practice grounded in intuition, clinical experience, and pathophysiological rationale. In the EBP paradigm, clinical expertise is combined with integration of best scientific evidence, patient values and preferences, and the clinical circumstances. This primer article provides a summary of driving forces mandating EBP, barriers to EBP, and an overview of the EBP process highlighting critical resources and practices.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)114-123
Number of pages10
JournalOrthopaedic Nursing
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing


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