Evidence-based Surgery: A Passing Fad?

@article{Black1999EvidencebasedSA,
  title={Evidence-based Surgery: A Passing Fad?},
  author={Nick Black},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={23},
  pages={789-793}
}
Recent years have witnessed the development of a new movement within health care: the promotion of “evidence-based medicine” (EBM). EBM is about integrating individual clinical expertise and the best external evidence derived from scientific research. Advocates claim that much medical practice is based too much on opinion and experience and insufficiently on research evidence. Their approach would increase the quality of care and its efficiency. This paper describes the principal steps in the… CONTINUE READING

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