• Corpus ID: 74400644

The basics of evidence-based medicine

@article{Castelino2013TheBO,
  title={The basics of evidence-based medicine},
  author={Ronald L. Castelino and Luke Re Bereznicki},
  journal={The Australian Pharmacist},
  year={2013},
  volume={32},
  pages={72-74}
}
Evidence-based medicine (EBM) involves using the best available evidence in the medical literature to provide optimal care to patients. This bimonthly four-part series on EBM will provide an overview of EBM, review different study designs used in research and the basics of critical appraisal. The main aim is to assist readers to become more effective at reading the medical literature. 
Evidence based mental healthcare and service innovation: review of concepts and challenges.
TLDR
The aim of this paper is to examine critically the above concepts and their complimentary role in supporting provision of health care systems which are suitable for the requirements of the population, affordable, deliverable, flexible and adaptable to social changes.
Implementing evidence based health skills in practice through higher education
TLDR
The implementation of this type of course into higher education is a feasible way to enhance the use of evidence based knowledge and skills in health care practice and students express above all that they search and review scientific papers more systematically and critically.
Dementia Caregiver Interventions: A Systematic Review of CareRecipient Outcome Measures
TLDR
The aim of this review is to analyze the amount of studies that report on care recipient outcomes, to show what main outcome dimensions can be categorized, and which validated instruments are most frequently used.
History of controlled trials in medicine: real priorities are little-known. Report 3. Quasi-randomized and randomized trials in humans and animals
TLDR
It was found that although the ideas of both designs are a thing of the past, the bulk of the tests were carried out in the 20th century, when both designs existed in parallel, and the alternate allocation was used nearly three times longer than randomization.
Interpretation of randomised clinical trials’ results. A reply to J. J. Amy
  • A. Dupont
  • Medicine
    The European journal of contraception & reproductive health care : the official journal of the European Society of Contraception
  • 2014
TLDR
The aim of this review was to provide a meta-analysis of the effects data derived from randomised controlled trials as compared to observational studies on the basis of the quality of evidence and the strength of recommendations that were presented.
Quality of claims and references found in Australian pharmacy journal advertisements
  • M. Mandoh, C. Curtain
  • Political Science, Medicine
    The International journal of pharmacy practice
  • 2017
TLDR
To evaluate the quality of pharmaceutical advertisement claims and supporting references in Australian pharmacy journals that target community pharmacists, a large number of journals were evaluated.
[Study Plan 2016 of the licentiate of medical surgery of the faculty of higher studies iztacala].
The 2016 undergraduate medical degree curriculum at the Facultad de Estudios Superiores Iztacala of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) is presented. It is the result of a long
Morphological Changes of A Heart in Antipsychotic Therapy Denisova
  • Medicine
  • 2019
TLDR
The morphometric method of studying the heart, both in normal and pathological conditions, is quite adequate and promising, consistent with the principles and approaches of evidence-based medicine.
Critical Evaluation of the Beach Center Family Quality of Life Scale (FQOL-Scale)
TLDR
The research presented suggests that the Beach Center FQOL Scale is a psychometrically sound scale that can provide an objective measure for this qualitative construct.
...
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 209 REFERENCES
Influences on the quality of published drug studies.
  • L. Bero, D. Rennie
  • Medicine
    International journal of technology assessment in health care
  • 1996
TLDR
This work gives examples of published drug studies that are defective, sometimes because pharmaceutical industry funding has affected their content and quality, and makes recommendations on how to avoid these defects.
Developing guidelines
TLDR
The five steps in the initial development of an evidence based guideline are considered and the results of their combined experience in guideline development in North America and Britain are presented.
Evidence-Based General Practice: A Critical Reader
TLDR
Evidence based medicine is often touted by its proponents as the new paradigm in medicine, but criticised by its opponents as being hopelessly out of touch with reality and totally impractical in real life.
Guidelines in professions allied to medicine.
TLDR
These studies generally supported the hypothesis that there was no difference between care given by nurses using clinical guidelines and standard physician care, and some evidence that guideline-driven care is effective in changing the process and outcome of care provided by professions allied to medicine.
“Is my practice evidence-based?”
The growing interest in evidence based medicine among practising clinicians1 has prompted doctors in every specialty to ask themselves, “to what extent is the care of my patients evidence based?” The
Care pathways. Paving the way.
  • K. Riley
  • Medicine, Political Science
    The Health service journal
  • 1998
TLDR
Setting and implementing standards of care and improving communication between staff are the most commonly reported benefits of using care pathways, according to the National Pathway Association.
Consensus development methods, and their use in clinical guideline development.
TLDR
This assessment aims to identify the factors that affect the decisions that emerge from consensus development methods and to assess the implications of the findings for the development of clinical guidelines.
Users' guides to the medical literature. XIII. How to use an article on economic analysis of clinical practice. B. What are the results and will they help me in caring for my patients? Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group.
TLDR
This article presents an analysis of economic data collected prospectively as part of the Global Utilization of Streptokinase and Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Occluded Coronary Arteries (GUSTO) and a decision-analytic model by Kalish et al.
Users' Guides to the Medical Literature
TLDR
The authors of this “how to” book have made certain that it includes challenges to all levels of users of evidence, from beginners to experts.
Achieving health gain through clinical guidelines II: Ensuring guidelines change medical practice.
TLDR
It is concluded that guidelines improve clinical practice and achieve health gains when introduced in the context of rigorous evaluations.
...
...