“Evidence-based practice is about making decisions through the conscientious, explicit and judicious use of the best available evidence from multiple sources by:

1. Asking: 2. Acquiring: 3. Appraising: 4. Aggregating: 5. Applying: 6. Assessing:

translating a practical issue or problem into an answerable question systematically searching for and retrieving the evidence critically judging the trustworthiness and relevance of the evidence weighing and pulling together the evidence incorporating the evidence in the decision-making process

evaluating the outcome of the decision taken