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Evidence Based Medicine

Closer to Patients or Scientists?

Edited by Nikolaos Sitaras

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Evidence-based medicine (EBM) was introduced to the best benefit of the patient. It has transformed the pathophysiological approach to the outcome approach of today's treatments. Disease-oriented to patient-oriented medicine. And, for some, daily medical practice from patient oriented to case oriented medicine. Evidence has changed the paternalistic way of medical practice. And gave room to patients, who show a tendency towards partnership. Although EBM has introduced a different way of thinking in the day to day medical practice, there is plenty of space for implementation and improvement. This book is meant to provoke the thinker towards the unlimited borders of caring for the patient.

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Evidence Based MedicineCloser to Patients or Scientists?Edited by Nikolaos Sitaras

Published: April 11th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1943

ISBN: 978-953-51-0504-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6963-5

Copyright year: 2012

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21193 Total Chapter Downloads

3 Crossref Citations

8 Web of Science Citations

15 Dimensions Citations


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1. Designing, Conducting and Reporting Randomised Controlled Trials: A Few Key Points

By Hamidreza Mahboobi, Tahereh Khorgoei and Neha Bansal


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2. Innovating Medical Knowledge: Understanding Evidence-Based Medicine as a Socio-Medical Phenomenon

By Maya J. Goldenberg


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3. Twenty Lessons to Incorporate EBM Concept and Practices into Medical Education

By Madhur Dev Bhattarai


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4. A Post-Structuralist View of Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM)

By Brian Walsh


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5. Information Mastery - Changing the Paradigm of Patient Care with Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters (POEM)

By Shepard Hurwitz, David Slawson and Allen Shaughnessy


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6. Evidence Based Information Prescription (IPs) in Developing Countries

By Vahideh Zarea Gavgani


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7. Changing Attitudes in Obstetrics and Gynecology - How Evidence Based Medicine is Changing Our Practice?

By Hesham Al-Inany and Amr Wahba


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8. Evidence-Based Cervical Cancer Screening: The Modern Evolution of the Pap Smear

By Justin Lappen and Dana R. Gossett


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9. Evidence-Based Medicine - Perspectives of a Community-Based Pediatrician

By Richard Haber


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10. EBM in Clinical Practice: Implementation in Osteopathic Diagnosis and Manipulative Treatment for Non-Specific Low Back Pain Patients

By Zegarra-Parodi Rafael, Draper-Rodi Jerry, Fabre Laurent, Bardin Julien and Allamand Pauline


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