These modules are a guide to the UWA approach to answering clinical questions, an evidence based practice approach.
|Uncritical acceptance of 'usual practice'||Learn to question dogma|
|Failure to recognise and ask clinical questions||Practice recognising and asking clinical questions|
|Perceived lack of time||Understanding the resources available to find answers quickly and effectively|
|Lack of EBP skills||Learn these EBP skills here|
|Lack of access to information resources||The internet removes this barrier - some good quality resources are freely available|
|Applying the right answer to the wrong patient||Remember that the final step in EBP is to consider the individual patient, their values, and your practice setting|
|Lack of knowledge and support from colleagues for an EBP approach||Explain, teach, and model EBP approach in your practice|
Sackett DL, Rosenberg WM, Gray JA, Haynes RB, Richardson WS (1996) Evidence based medicine: what it is and what it isn't. British Medical Journal 312, 7023: 71-2.