Evidence-Based Medicine: Definition & Components

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Evidence-based medicine utilizes ''current best evidence in making decisions about the care of _____.''

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1. What are the three components of evidence-based medicine?

2. A certified nurse-midwife, or CNM, referring a high-risk patient to an obstetrician-gynecologist, or OB-GYN, is an example of which component of evidence-based medicine?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Take this multiple-choice quiz to see how much you know about evidence-based medicine. Key subjects include the definition of evidence-based medicine and the gold standard for medical research studies.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • Examples of evidence-based medicine's components
  • Gold standard of medical research studies
  • Component that is incorporated into a patient-centered plan of care

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the gold standard for medical research studies and the three main components of evidence-based medicine
  • Defining key terms - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as evidence-based medicine
  • Making connections - use your understanding of a patient-centered plan of care and how it's connected to evidence-based medicine

Additional Learning

More information is available from the lesson named Evidence-Based Medicine: Definition & Components. You'll be going over these key subjects:

  • Definition of evidence-based research in medicine
  • Breakdown of its main components
  • Importance of components in evidence-based medicine
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