TITLE

From research evidence to context: the challenge of individualizing care

AUTHOR(S)
Schatz, Irwin J.; Burns, John A.
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 142 Issue 2, pA14
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on researcher S.J. Weiner's article on the challenge of individualizing care. The enthusiasm for evidence-based medicine has obscured the fact that Weiner emphasizes so well. Contextualization, which he defines as the process of identifying factors specific to a patient's life situation and relevant to their care, is essential in die practice of internal medicine. It is what all practitioners must do to be effective and efficient.
ACCESSION #
16486609

 

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