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What is Evidence Based Medicine?

Evidence-Based Medicine is the integration of best research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values.  The practice of EBM is a process of life-long, self-directed learning in which caring for the patient creates the need for clinically important information about diagnosis, prognosis, therapy and other clinical and health care issues. 

(Sackett DL, Straus SE, Richardson WS, et al. Evidence-based medicine: how to practice and teach EBM. 2nd ed. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 2000.)

Introduction to EBM

Watch a 13 minute video tutorial providing background on the rationale for evidence-based medicine and the process of EBM practice.

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