Evidence based medicine: what it is and what it isn't.

  title={Evidence based medicine: what it is and what it isn't.},
  author={David L. Sackett and William M Rosenberg and J. A. Gray and R. Brian Haynes and William S. Richardson},
  volume={312 7023},
Evidence based medicine, whose philosophical origins extend back to mid-19th century Paris and earlier, remains a hot topic for clinicians, public health practitioners, purchasers, planners, and the public. There are now frequent workshops in how to practice and teach it (one sponsored by the BMJ will be held in London on 24 April); undergraduate and postgraduate training programmes are incorporating it (or pondering how to do so); British centres for evidence based practice have been… CONTINUE READING
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