Evidence Based Practice (EBP): "the integration of the best research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values."
(Sackett, David L., et al., Evidence-based medicine: how to practice and teach EBM. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2000. p. 1)
Source: Sackett DL, Straus SE, Richardson WS, et al. Evidence-based medicine: how to practice and teach EBM.
Framework for defining clinical or health-related questions to be answered:
P - Patient or Population
I - Intervention or Indicator
C - Comparison or Control
O - Outcome(s)