The Philosophy of Evidence-based Medicine
Evidence-based medicine (EBM) has become a required element of clinical practice, but it is critical for the healthcare community to understand the ongoing controversy surrounding EBM. Seeking to address questions raised by critics, The Philosophy of Evidence-based Medicine challenges the over dependency of EBM on randomized controlled trials. This book also explores EBM methodology and its relationship with other approaches used in medicine.
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The philosophy of evidencebased medicine
What is EBM?
What is good evidence for a clinical decision?
Do randomization double masking and placebo
when do observational studies
types of restricted randomization
problematic and misleading baseline measures
Questioning the methodological superiority of placebo over active
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