Discussion—Difference between Evidence-based Public Health and Evidence-based Medicine
The concept of evidence-based practice is well established in numerous disciplines including psychology, social work, nursing, medicine, and public health. The concept, however, is probably more established in medicine compared to any other disciplines. There are important distinctions between evidence-based approaches in medicine and public health. In reviewing the course up to this point, identify some key differences between evidence-based medicine and evidence-based public health.
Utilize assigned and suggested weekly readings, the South University online library, the Internet readings, and references to search, evaluate, and retrieve relevant EBPH literature to support your responses.
Respond to the following:
- How is EBPH different from evidence-based medicine?
Provide reasons or evidence in support of your responses.
Write your initial response in approximately 300 words.
By the due date assigned, post your response to the appropriate Discussion Area. Through the end of the week, review and comment on at least two peers’ responses. Consider commenting on their difficulties and your thoughts for suggestions or resolutions.
Support your answers with examples and research. Your responses should clarify your understanding of the topic. They should be your own, original, and free from plagiarism. Follow the APA format for writing style, spelling and grammar, and citation of sources.
- Differentiated between EBPH and evidence-based medicine.
- Responses demonstrated in-depth research and analysis.