Evidence-based practice is not synonymous with delivery of uniform health care.

@article{Djulbegovic2014EvidencebasedPI,
  title={Evidence-based practice is not synonymous with delivery of uniform health care.},
  author={Benjamin Djulbegovic and Gordon H. Guyatt},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2014},
  volume={312 13},
  pages={
          1293-4
        }
}
Current clinical practice is characterized by substantial variation in delivery of health care for the same conditions.1 In turn, clinical variation is considered one of the major drivers of ever-increasing health care costs1 contributing to the estimated 30% of inappropriate or wasteful health care.2 Perhaps as a natural response to this unsatisfactory situation, a widespread and influential school of thought has emerged contending that greater uniformity of clinical practice is desirable.1,3… CONTINUE READING

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