Evidence-Based Medicine: A unified approach

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The author, David Eddy, gives a concise summary of the history of the development of the concept of evidence-based medicine.  He makes a good distinction between EBM guidelines and the use of "EBID" ("evidence-based individual decision making").  He proposes the need to unify our approach to these concepts in order to improve the quality of patient care.

7 responses to “Evidence-Based Medicine: A unified approach

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    People are too strict on other people

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    People are less moral than 30 years ago

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