Evidence based medicine: an overview
AbstractLess than 20 years after making its entrance, Evidence BasedMedicine (EBM) is now one of the most-quoted terms in healthcare. Today, EBM is a central theme in clinical practice, healthcare policy-making, and medical training at postgraduate andundergraduate levels. In an online poll hosted by the BritishMedical Journal in January 2007, EBM was ranked seventh,ahead of computer and medical imaging, among 15 mostimportant milestones that shape modern medicine.
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