Evidence-based public health: a critical perspective

  title={Evidence-based public health: a critical perspective},
  author={Seiji Yamada and Brian Taylor Slingsby and Megan Kiyomi Inada and David D Derauf},
  journal={Journal of Public Health},
BackgroundEvidence-Based Medicine. Physicians who properly practise EBM use both individual clinical expertise and the best available external evidence—neither one to the exclusion of the other. This remains the modality of EBM however and, unfortunately, is rarely practised. Evidence-Based Public Health. Similar to EBM, EBPH too is often misunderstood to mean a direct application of the evidence. Such a dogmatic interpretation of this evidence can be seen as a manifestation of… 

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