Evidence Based Practice Research Paper

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Evidence-based practice is a decision making process in which you combine scientific data with clinical expertise, patient values and circumstances of the patient. (Hoffmann, Bennett 2017). The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines chronic diseases as those which are caused by non-reversible pathological changes in the body, are permanent and leave a lingering disability, those that require ongoing rehabilitation or care. Indigenous Australians experience very high prevalence, morbidity and mortality from chronic health conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular, renal and chronic respiratory disease. Multi morbid and comorbid chronic diseases are increasingly placing a greater burden on individuals, communities and health care services

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