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Evidence-Based Medicine, 5th Edition

How to Practice and Teach EBM
Authors :
Sharon E. Straus & Paul Glasziou & W. Scott Richardson & R. Brian Haynes

Now in its fifth edition, this classic introduction to the practice and teaching of evidence-based medicine is written for busy clinicians at any stage of their career who want to learn how to practise and teach evidence-based medicine (EBM). It i ...view more

Now in its fifth edition, this classic introduction to the practice and teaching of evidence-based medicine is written for busy clinicians at any stage of their career who want to learn how to practise and teach evidence-based medicine (EBM). It is short and practical, emphasizing direct clinical application of EBM and tactics to practise and teach EBM in real-time.

The online toolkit includes Critical appraisal worksheets, Educational prescription, Pocket Cards, EBM calculators, Educational Prescriptions, Clinical Questions log, Self evaluations.

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Now in its fifth edition, this classic introduction to the practice and teaching of evidence-based medicine is written for busy clinicians at any stage of their career who want to learn how to practise and teach evidence-based medicine (EBM). It is short and practical, emphasizing direct clinical application of EBM and tactics to practise and teach EBM in real-time.

The online toolkit includes Critical appraisal worksheets, Educational prescription, Pocket Cards, EBM calculators, Educational Prescriptions, Clinical Questions log, Self evaluations.


New to this edition
  • Thoroughly updated with examples from latest evidence/studies.
  • Revised electronic ancillaries, now available online
  • Expanded coverage of audit and measuring quality improvement.
  • Teaching moments now indexed for easy reference.
  • New contributing authors Reena Pattani and Areti Angeliki Veroniki

Author Information
By Sharon E. Straus, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Paul Glasziou, MRCGP FRACGP PhD, Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Australia; W. Scott Richardson, MD, Professor of Medicine and Campus Associate Dean for Medical Education, AU/UGA Medical Partnership Campus, Athens, Georgia, USA and R. Brian Haynes, MD, Professor Emeritus of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada