Evidence-based management of patients with osteoporosis.

  title={Evidence-based management of patients with osteoporosis.},
  author={Gordon H. Guyatt},
  journal={Journal of clinical densitometry : the official journal of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry},
  volume={1 4},
  • Gordon H. Guyatt
  • Published 1998 in
    Journal of clinical densitometry : the official…
Evidence-based medicine (EBM) offers an approach to solving clinical problems that places a high value on systematic clinical investigation. Evidence-based clinicians look to the highest rung on a hierarchy of evidence to guide their patient management. When considering therapeutic decisions, randomized control trials examining impact on outcomes that patients feel are important are at the top of the hierarchy of individual studies. Systematic reviews of such trials provide the best evidence… CONTINUE READING

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