Wednesday, 3rd September 2008
Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is a means of aiding doctors find information to optimise the care they give their patients. While some worry about the influence that health economics has on the adoption of EBM, Zena Woodley provides real-world examples of EBM success from information practitioners.
One [EBM example] I can remember from recent times: I was asked to do a search in the morning, I handed the paper(s) over to the surgeons concerned who (following a quick appraisal) then changed the operation they were going to perform on the basis of the evidence gathered by our search.
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