1st Edition

Evidence-Based Medicine In its Place

Edited By Ivar Sonbo Kristiansen, Gavin Mooney Copyright 2004
    184 Pages 6 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    184 Pages
    by Routledge

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    Evidence based medicine is defined as the conscientious explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients. This superb collection takes a critical view of this concept and examines the economic implications of its imposition.

    1. Evidence based medicine: a method, collaboration, movement or crusade? I var Sønbø Kristiansen and Gavin Mooney 2. Evidence, Effectiveness and Ethics. Cochrane's Legacy. Uff Juul Jensen 3. Evidence based nursing: must or mantra? Helle Ploug Hansen 4. Evidence based health economics: Answers in search of questions? Steve Birch 5. Evidence based medicine: objectives and values. Gavin Mooney 6. Randomised clinical trials in assessing inferences about casuality and aetiology. Dag S. Thelle 7. Number needed to treat - number needed to cheat? Ivar Sønbø Kristiansen 8. Decision analysis, EBM and Medical Education: A case study in the diffusion of innovation within academic medicine. Arthur S. Elstein 9. RCT in drug policies - can the best be an enemy of the good? Kjeld Møller Pedersen 10. EBM and International health: Good, but not good enough. Aileen J Plant 11 EBM and clinical practice: does it work? Knut Rasmussen


    Ivar Sonbo Kristiansen, Gavin Mooney