Practice Tools

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Evidence-Informed Decision Making (EIDM) Checklist

The purpose of this evidence-informed decision making tool is to provide a mechanism to:


*Health Evidence gratefully acknowledges Peel Public Health, Communicable Disease Division, for its assistance in field-testing previous versions of this document.

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Developing an Efficient Search Strategy Using PICO

The purpose of this evidence-informed decision making tool is to:


*Health Evidence gratefully acknowledges Peel Public Health, Communicable Disease Division, for its assistance in field-testing previous versions of this document.

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Levels & Sources of Public Health Evidence

The purpose of this evidence-informed decision making tool, together with Resources to Guide & Track Your Search, is to:


*Health Evidence gratefully acknowledges Peel Public Health, Communicable Disease Division, for its assistance in field-testing previous versions of this document.

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Resources to Guide & Track Your Search

The purpose of this evidence-informed decision making tool, together with Levels & Sources of Public Health Evidence, is to:


*Health Evidence gratefully acknowledges Peel Public Health, Communicable Disease Division, for its assistance in field-testing previous versions of this document.

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Keeping Track of Search Results: A Flowchart

The purpose of this evidence-informed decision making tool is to:


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Briefing Note: Decisions, Rationale and Key Findings Summary

The purpose of this evidence-informed decision making tool is to:


*Health Evidence gratefully acknowledges Peel Public Health, Communicable Disease Division, for its assistance in field-testing previous versions of this document.

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Improving Future Decisions: Optimizing the Decision Process from Lessons Learned

The purpose of this evidence-informed decision making tool is to:


*Health Evidence gratefully acknowledges Peel Public Health, Communicable Disease Division, for its assistance in field-testing previous versions of this document.

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