Definition of evidence-based in English:

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Entry from US English dictionary


Denoting disciplines of health care that proceed empirically with regard to the patient and reject more traditional protocols.
Example sentences
  • Both clinicians and patients can easily access evidence-based protocols using the Internet.
  • During the last decade, evidence-based practice has become a buzz phrase in health care.
  • When implemented in the practice setting, patient care is enhanced using evidence-based protocols.

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Syllabification: ev·i·dence-based

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