Ask King Charles II: “Why do we need evidence-based practice?”

Want to know the value of evidence in practice?  You might ask King Charles II (or at least his physicians who survived him).   Check out what happens when much of the evidence for practice was based on tradition & experts: (5:27).

Everyone agrees…..patients deserve the best care we can give now, even though we won’t know everything about anything until we know everything about everything (RCH personal communication)

Critical thinking:  What is one practice that you learned in nursing school, that has already changed?   Why did it change?QUESTION

For some evidence that you can probably put to use right away to give patient-centered, family-centered care, check out this user friendly summary from UCSD! (4:48)

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