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Evidence-Based Practice Basics
The higher up on the pyramid the evidence, the better the evidence.
When using the word evidence - think of the word research or journal articles. The better type of research to answer a question, the better the answer.
You have a journal article about bruxism which is an RCT (Randomized Controlled Trial) and a Case series on bruxism. Which one is better? The RCT! Why? It's higher on the evidence pyramid.
There are many different kinds of EBM pyramids. This is a basic model.
Decisions and Evidence in Medical Practice
Call Number: R723.7 .G76 2001
Evidence-based Medicine : How to Practice and Teach EBM
Call Number: RA427 .E934 2000 CD-ROM