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Evidence Based Practice for Health Professionals


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Evidence Based Practice for Health Professionals is included in the 2015 edition of the essential collection of Doody’s Core Titles.

Evidence based practice (EBP) has become the standard in health care practice today. Evidence Based Practice for Health Professionals covers the fundamentals of applying medical evidence to clinical practice and discussing research findings with patients and fellow professionals. This essential text explains the basic concepts of EBP, its applications in health care, and how to interpret biostatistics and biomedical research.

With examples derived from multiple health professions, Evidence Based Practice for Health Professionals teaches the skills needed to access and interpret research in order to successfully apply it to collaborative, patient-centered health care decisions. Students gain valuable practice with skill-building learning activities, such as explaining the evidence for treatments to patients, developing a standard of care, selecting a diagnostic tool, and designing community-based educational materials. Evidence Based Practice for Health Professionals also helps prepare students to communicate knowledgeably with members of interprofessional healthcare teams as well as with pharmaceutical sales representatives.

  • Covers EBP fundamentals and their application to clinical practice
  • Teaches the skills needed to interpret medical research and apply it to patient care
  • Enables students to develop EBP skills with practical learning activities
  • Prepares students to communicate about medical evidence with patients and fellow professionals


  • Instructor’s Manual
  • PowerPoint Presentations
  • Test Bank
  • Worksheet for creating a portfolio
  • Sample Syllabus


Companion Website*, including:

  • Crossword Puzzles
  • Interactive Flashcards
  • Interactive Glossary
  • Matching Exercises
  • Quiz Questions
  • Web Links

*Each new copy of the textbook includes an access code for the Companion Website. Please note electronic formats/eBooks do not include access to the Companion Website.

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