Sep 03, 2019 · How to make a CAT (Critically Appraised Topic), a short summary of the best available evidence, created to answer a specific clinical question. A Critically Appraised Topic (CAT) is a short summary of the best available evidence, created to answer a specific clinical question. This CAT guide guides you through the process of making a CAT.Author: Els.Kloens.
Evidence-Based Resources. AHRQ’s Effective Health Care (EHC) Program provides free research summaries that support clinicians in the practice of evidence-based medicine. The summaries are concise, unbiased, and practical, providing reliable comparisons on the benefits and risks of treatments for many chronic conditions.
What is EBP? “Evidence based medicine is the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients. The practice of evidence based medicine means integrating individual clinical expertise with the best available external clinical evidence from systematic research.”.
Dec 20, 2016 · Bottom line: You should always look for the highest level of evidence (i.e., best evidence) possible, but also realize that a well-done study from lower on the hierarchy of studies list will provide stronger, more trustworthy results than a poorly done study from higher on the list. What questions do you have on this topic of Best Evidence?