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BACKGROUND GPs report various barriers to the use and practice of evidence-based medicine (EBM). A review of research on these barriers may help solve problems regarding the uptake of evidence in clinical outpatient practice. AIM To determine the barriers encountered by GPs in the practice of EBM and to come up with solutions to the barriers identified.(More)
Although efforts are made to integrate evidence-based medicine (EBM) into clinical practice, physicians experience significant barriers to its implementation. The aim of this study is to quantify the barriers that general practice (GP) trainees experience when using EBM in practice. In September 2008, a questionnaire was administered to 140 GP trainees from(More)
Background: Primary health-care professionals play an important role in the treatment and prevention of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI). Continuing Medical Education (CME)-courses can influence the knowledge and behavior of health-care professionals concerning STI. We performed a prospective cohort study to evaluate if the individual and online(More)
BACKGROUND General practitioners (GPs) experience barriers to the use of evidence-based medicine (EBM) related to a negative attitude and to insufficient knowledge and skills. We therefore designed a blended learning intervention to develop the competence of GP trainers in EBM. This study investigated the effectiveness of this intervention in increasing the(More)
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