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What is EBM?
Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is the integration of best research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values.
- Best research evidence
- Clinical expertise
- Patient values
When these three elements are integrated, clinicians and patients form a diagnostic and therapeutic alliance which optimizes clinical outcomes and quality of life.
From: The Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (CEBM)
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A clinical search tool designed to allow health professionals to rapidly identify the highest quality clinical evidence for clinical practice