The practise of Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine (EBVM) is the use of best available scientific evidence, in conjunction with clinical expertise and consideration of owner and patient factors, to make the best clinical decisions for patients.
EVBM Network 2015, ABCs of EVBM, RCVS Knowledge, London, UK, <http://www.ebvmlearning.org/>
Key EVBM resources
Summaries of the available evidence on a clinical topic
The first step in searching for literature is to define your question, phrasing it in a way that it will help you find all relevant articles and reduce the chance of you leaving anything important out. One way of identifying the key concepts is to use the PICO Method: