Evidence-Based Practice: Advantages & Disadvantages


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Combining evidence from multiple credible studies and meticulously using the best findings to enhance the care and treatment of patients is considered _____.

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1. What type of medical practice is based on new research and evidence?

2. What is one advantage of evidence-based practice?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet offer you the opportunity to assess what you know about evidence-based practice. You'll review what it is and the benefits and drawbacks of having this type of practice in healthcare.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The purpose of this quiz and worksheet is to make sure you recall details about:

  • The process of combining evidence from credible studies in order to enhance patient care
  • The benefits of evidence-based practice
  • The disadvantages of this practice
  • The level of care a patient might receive without evidence-based practice

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - check your memory of what evidence-based practice means
  • Making connections - revisit what you know about evidence-based practice to connect to the pros and cons of the practice
  • Knowledge application - review what you know about evidence-based practice to answer a question about the care patients are likely to receive without evidence-based practice

Additional Learning

Want to review at a deeper level? Check out the provided lesson, Evidence-Based Practice: Advantage & Disadvantages. You'll review:

  • How medical professionals get their information as medicine changes
  • How this improves care for the patient
  • The biggest concerns associated with this practice