Evidence-based laboratory medicine as a tool for continuous professional improvement.

  title={Evidence-based laboratory medicine as a tool for continuous professional improvement.},
  author={Tommaso Trenti},
  journal={Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry},
  volume={333 2},
  • Tommaso Trenti
  • Published 2003 in
    Clinica chimica acta; international journal of…
BACKGROUND Evidence-based medicine (EBM), defined as "the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of the current best evidence in making decisions about the care of patients," seems a tool (a "new paradigm") able to meet individual clinical experience with robust observations. EBM has been driven by the need to manage information overload by cost control and by public request for the best in diagnostics and treatment. METHODS The application of EBM in laboratory medicine or evidence-based… CONTINUE READING

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