Moving from Anecdote to Evidence

Lutzer, Klaus
December 2006
Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association;Dec2006, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p235
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the goals of the evidence-based medicine (EBM) and evidence-based practice (EBP) that have been the major driving force affecting clinical practice education, and medical research. It is said EBM and EBP bring hope for a new level of objectivity. However, this hope has been affected by the preeminent professional application of EBP, which falls down to simply finding the best evidence. It tends to devalue the clinical expertise from experience and detailed study.


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