Evidence-Based Optometry: Your Shortcut for Questions in Clinic
Optometrists use many types of evidence to answer patients' questions. They draw upon knowledge learned in their OD programs; examine a patient's history, symptoms, and signs; and sometimes refer to medical textbooks or dictionaries.
find high-quality evidence that is suitable for your patient's question and contains minimal bias.
The steps for using evidence-based optometry are: ask, acquire, appraise, and apply.
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