Chapter 63. Clinical Applications of External Evidence

  1. Salim Yusuf1,
  2. John A Cairns2,
  3. A John Camm3,
  4. Ernest L Fallen4 and
  5. Bernard J Gersh5
  1. Ernest L Fallen and
  2. Salim Yusuf

Published Online: 4 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470986882.ch63

Evidence-based Cardiology, Second Edition

Evidence-based Cardiology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Fallen, E. L. and Yusuf, S. (2002) Clinical Applications of External Evidence, in Evidence-based Cardiology, Second Edition (eds S. Yusuf, J. A. Cairns, A. J. Camm, E. L. Fallen and B. J. Gersh), BMJ Books, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470986882.ch63

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario Research Chair, Senior Scientist of the Canadian Institute of Health Research, Director of Cardiology and Professor of Medicine, McMaster, University, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Canada

  2. 2

    Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

  3. 3

    Professor of Clinical Cardiology and Chief, Department of Cardiological Sciences, St George's Hospital Medical School, London, UK

  4. 4

    Professor Emeritus, McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Canada

  5. 5

    Consultant in Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic; Professor of Medicine, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 NOV 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727916990

Online ISBN: 9780470986882

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Keywords:

  • patient centered medicine;
  • clinical decision making;
  • randomized clinical trials;
  • cogent argument;
  • pathophysiology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Evidence-based v patient centered medicine? Not an either/or choice

  • Recognizing the limitations of external evidence

  • Recognizing the limitations of patient centered medicine

  • Some principles of application

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