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  • critically
  • The truth is that the balance of critically reviewed and appraised evidence fails to support the contention of the Flegal study that overweight is associated with significantly lower all-cause mortality relative to normal weight and that obesity at certain lower levels (grade 1) is not associated with higher mortality. (earthlink.net)
  • books.google.com - Evidence Based Medicine provides a clear explanation of the central questions of EBM - how to ask answerable clinical questions, how to translate them into effective searches for the best evidence, how to critically appraise that evidence for its validity and importance, and how to integrate it with. (google.com)
  • Guidelines
  • Is the end of evidence-based guidelines near? (modernmedicine.com)
  • Whether applied to medical education, decisions about individuals, guidelines and policies applied to populations, or administration of health services in general, evidence-based medicine advocates that to the greatest extent possible, decisions and policies should be based on evidence, not just the beliefs of practitioners, experts, or administrators. (wikipedia.org)
  • [ citation needed ] In the case of decisions which applied to groups of patients or populations, the guidelines and policies would usually be developed by committees of experts, but there was no formal process for determining the extent to which research evidence should be considered or how it should be merged with the beliefs of the committee members. (wikipedia.org)
  • All of our treatment guidelines are based on the latest medical and scientific information. (worksafebc.com)
  • This article is based on my 12 years' experience with treatment for breast cancer and eight years' experience as a consumer representative on many different committees, including the development of guidelines for the treatment of advanced breast cancer and ductal carcinoma in situ in Australia. (bmj.com)
  • An early example was the British Thoracic Society's 1990 asthma guidelines, developed through consensus but based on a combination of randomised trials and observational studies. (bmj.com)
  • Device selection and outcomes of aerosol therapy: Evidence-based guidelines: American College of Chest Physicians/American College of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology. (bmj.com)
  • beliefs
  • [ citation needed ] Called "clinical judgment" and "the art of medicine", the traditional approach to making decisions about individual patients depended on having each individual physician determine what research evidence, if any, to consider, and how to merge that evidence with personal beliefs and other factors. (wikipedia.org)
  • effectiveness
  • To determine whether or not there is any evidence to support the efficacy and/or effectiveness of the use of a weighted blanket as treatment for patients diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). (worksafebc.com)
  • To determine whether there is any evidence to support the efficacy and/or effectiveness of using restricted environmental stimulus therapy (REST) as treatment for patients diagnosed with Post-Traumatic. (worksafebc.com)
  • Grading evidence from test accuracy studies: what makes it challenging compared with the grading of effectiveness studies? (bmj.com)
  • Many cancer treatments are of such limited effectiveness that they do not deserve to be protected from the competition of other approaches which are well grounded in peer review science, but which have not yet met the most demanding standards of "evidence based medicine. (bmj.com)
  • patients
  • How will these latest evidence-based recommendations affect the care of your patients? (modernmedicine.com)
  • These areas of research increased awareness of the weaknesses in medical decision making at the level of both individual patients and populations, and paved the way for the introduction of evidence-based methods. (wikipedia.org)
  • Evidence based medicine provides independent, validated advice about treatment options, but does it take sufficient account of individual patients' values to provide them with an optimal health outcome? (bmj.com)
  • As well as the basic evidence about their illness, patients want information based on values that they can understand and relate to: "Personal experiences I found much more useful than just bland brochures. (bmj.com)
  • How important is evidence based information in patients' decision making? (bmj.com)
  • Practicing evidence based medicine means I would conscientiously explore only the current best proof in making decisions about the care of my patients. (petmd.com)
  • These statistics are based off of data accrued during studies designed specifically to look at the outcome of many dogs diagnosed with lymphoma treated in a similar fashion, allowing conclusions to be drawn that are applicable to a wider subset of patients. (petmd.com)
  • Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about care for individual patients. (csih.org)
  • assumption
  • [ citation needed ] There was an implicit assumption that decision makers and policy makers would incorporate evidence in their thinking appropriately, based on their education, experience, and ongoing study of the applicable literature. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are several flaws with this latter approach to practicing medicine, namely the assumption of a failure to cause harm. (petmd.com)
  • Reviews
  • To cite just one example, the American Society of Clinical Oncology established a policy recommending against the use of cell culture drug resistance testing (CCDRT) as an aid to drug selection in cancer chemotherapy, based on reviews (refs. (bmj.com)
  • optimal
  • As an example, evidence based tells me that the optimal treatment plan for a dog diagnosed with multicentric lymphoma is a multidrug chemotherapy protocol administered over a six month period. (petmd.com)
  • women
  • No Surrender Breast Cancer , designed and run by two-time breast cancer survivor and author Gina Maisano, brings a professionally sophisticated, and uniquely evidence-based resource of exceptional value to all women with breast cancer. (earthlink.net)
  • tradition
  • Medicine has a long tradition of both basic and clinical research that dates back at least to Avicenna and more recently to protestant reformation exegesis of the 17th and 18th centuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • makes
  • It seems obvious, but the parachute study makes the point that "evidence-based medicine" proponents may fail to apply this common sense standard on a consistent basis. (bmj.com)
  • experience
  • Several funded as well as unfunded projects were carried out during this period resulting in international as well as national publications Area of experience:Evidence-Based Medicine Associated with Evidence-based Medicine (EBM) since its inception in 1992, when I was a Rockefeller fellow at the McMaster University, Canada, known as the birthplace of EBM. (springer.com)
  • available evidence
  • I interpret the parachute study as illustrating that, in life or death situations, one must make judgements based upon preponderance of available evidence as opposed to proof beyond reasonable doubt. (bmj.com)
  • tests
  • This was especially curious, as predictive accuracy is the chief criterion traditionally used to validate all laboratory tests currently in use in cancer medicine (including hormone receptors, Her2/neu, gene expression-based assays, and all immunohistochemical staining tests). (bmj.com)
  • level
  • At the end, it covers the different systems of grading of level of evidence and strength of recommendations. (springer.com)