Evidence Based Medicine provides a clear explanation of the central questions of EBM – how to ask answerable clinical questions, how to translate them into effective searches for the best evidence, how to critically appraise that evidence for its validity and importance, and how to integrate it with patients’ values and preferences.
Introduction. Asking answerable clinical questions. How to find current best evidence. Diagnosis and screening. Prognosis. Therapy. Harm. Guidelines. Teaching methods. Evaluation.
About the Authors:
By Sharon E. Straus, MD, Consultant General Physician, University Health Network, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada; W. Scott Richardson, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, South Texas Veterans Health Care Systems and University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, Texas; Paul Glasziou, MD, Reader in Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, UK; and R. Brian Haynes, MD, Attending Physician, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation, Hamiton, Ontario; and Chief, Health Information Research Unit, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada