Define evidence-based medicine, appreciating the importance of the integration of all three components in its practice: best research evidence, clinical expertise and patient values;
Construct answerable questions to assist in identifying relevant evidence;
Perform computer searches of electronic databases of clinical research literature;
Evaluate clinical value of research from an evidence-based perspective;
Define different types of studies, their strengths and limitations;
Apply these techniques within your practices;
Assign levels of evidence to research studies;
Apply these techniques in the critical appraisal of studies that impact planning patient care.