Evidence-Based Medicine, How to Practice and Teach It, 4th Edition

Evidence-Based Medicine

4th Edition How to Practice and Teach It

By Sharon E. Straus, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary and University of Toronto; Paul Glasziou, MB BS, PhD, FRACGP , Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine; W. Scott Richardson, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, South Texas Veterans Health Care Systems and University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, TX and R. Brian Haynes, MD, Attending Physician, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation, Hamiton, Ontario; Chief, Health Information Research Unit, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada

Asking answerable clinical questions   

Acquiring the evidence: How to find current best evidence and have current best evidence find us

Appraising the evidence


Diagnosis and screening




Teaching EBM

Appendix: Glossary  


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