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Evidence-based prescribing 

Evidence-based prescribing
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Evidence-based prescribing
Author(s):

Sue Beckwith

and Penny Franklin

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199575817.003.0125
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date: 26 October 2020

What is evidence-based prescribing (EBP)? 442

Best practice 444

Evaluating the evidence 446

Qualitative evidence 448

Evidence-based prescribing involves the application of rigorous methodology to support the assessment of all available evidence to facilitate a safe, effective, and cost-effective prescribing decision in order to deliver the best treatment and care available. In order to further best practice it is important to disseminate the findings of audit and research. Evidence of your prescribing practice can be referred to in your appraisal, and key knowledge and skills which you need to acquire can be identified to further your career and to advance best practice....

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