TITLE

Towards evidence-based medicine for paediatricians

AUTHOR(S)
Phillips, Bob
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Nov2007, Vol. 92 Issue 11, p1036
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the significance of evidence-based medicine for pediatricians in Great Britain. It offers practical, best evidence-based answers to practical or clinical questions. Pediatricians are suggested to integrate the highest quality scientific evidence with clinical expertise and family opinions to give the best care to patients and families. It is noted that topic summaries are not systematic reviews, though they are as thorough as a practicing clinician can produce. Among the electronic-only topics published on the BestBets site and of interest to pediatricians include the significance of interval appendectomy after conservative treatment and the use of hypertonic saline or mannitol in pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis with cerebral edema.
ACCESSION #
27607729

 

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