Evidence-based medicine, clinical uncertainty, and learning to doctor.

@article{Timmermans2001EvidencebasedMC,
  title={Evidence-based medicine, clinical uncertainty, and learning to doctor.},
  author={Stefan Timmermans and A Angell},
  journal={Journal of health and social behavior},
  year={2001},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={342-59}
}
For the past two decades, evidence-based medicine (EBM), or the reliance on current scientific evidence to reach medical decisions, has been embraced as a new paradigm to standardize clinical care. Drawing from in-depth interviews with seventeen pediatric residents in two residency programs, we evaluate the extent to which the medical sociology scholarship on uncertainty analytically elucidates the recent influx of EBM during residency training. Our findings suggest that residents interpret EBM… CONTINUE READING

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