Evidence-based medicine—from best research evidence to a better surgical practice and health care

  title={Evidence-based medicine—from best research evidence to a better surgical practice and health care},
  author={Gerd Antes and Stefan Sauerland and Christoph M. Seiler},
  journal={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery},
The use of the terms evidence-based medicine (EBM) and healthcare (EBHC) has become commonplace in the medical as well as in the surgical literature. Using the best available evidence, however, is not yet a working routine among surgeons because of the large amount and complexity of published research and the lack of user-friendly tools and necessary skills for the use of research results. This article encourages to formulate surgically relevant questions and to answer them on the basis of high… CONTINUE READING


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