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Speech-Language Pathology Research Guide

Evidence-Based Practice

The integration of clinical expertise, patient/client values, and the best research evidence into the decision making process for patient/client care.


EBP Pyramid of Evidence by Study Design

Image of EBP pyramid with the highest evidence study types at the top. Study types listed from highest evidence to lowest evidence: meta-analysis, systematic review, randomized controlled trial, cohort studies, case control studies, case series/case reports, animal research.

EBP Resources

Finding Systematic Reviews