Chapter 1. Is Evidence-based Medicine Still an Option?

  1. Martin R Tramèr
  1. Neville W Goodman

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750582.ch1

Evidence-based Resource in Anaesthesia and Analgesia, Second Edition

Evidence-based Resource in Anaesthesia and Analgesia, Second Edition

How to Cite

Goodman, N. W. (2003) Is Evidence-based Medicine Still an Option?, in Evidence-based Resource in Anaesthesia and Analgesia, Second Edition (ed M. R. Tramèr), BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470750582.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Division of Anaesthesiology, Geneva University Hospitals, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727917867

Online ISBN: 9780470750582

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Keywords:

  • medicine;
  • EBM;
  • professionalism;
  • evidence;
  • authority

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Patients are not all the same

  • Medicine based on evidence is not EBM: the meaning of “evidence”

  • Analysis of EBM: critics ignored

  • A systematic review of the evidence

  • The new authority of EBM

  • Is EBM an option?

  • Acknowledgement

  • References