Chapter 68. Where do we Go from here?

  1. Hywel Williams MSC, PhD, FRCP Professor Dermato-Epidemiology Co-ordinating Editor
  1. Hywel Williams MSC, PhD, FRCP Professor Dermato-Epidemiology Co-ordinating Editor

Published Online: 14 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300161.ch68

Evidence-Based Dermatology, Second Edition

Evidence-Based Dermatology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Williams, H. (2008) Where do we Go from here?, in Evidence-Based Dermatology, Second Edition (ed H. Williams), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300161.ch68

Editor Information

  1. Centre of Evidence-Based Dermatology, Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK

Author Information

  1. Centre of Evidence-Based Dermatology, Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405145183

Online ISBN: 9781444300161

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Keywords:

  • evidence-based dermatology (EBD) practice;
  • evidence-based dermatology and the future;
  • keeping up to date and increasing precision;
  • Systematic reviews of randomized clinical trials (RCTs);
  • Cochrane Collaboration logo depicting systematic review;
  • minimizing bias and identifying research gaps;
  • EBD and its propensity to help change RCT agenda;
  • threat of reductionism;
  • evidence-based paralysis - paralyzed into therapeutic nihilism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is the point of discussing evidence-based dermatology?

  • What exactly are the advantages of evidence-based dermatology?

  • What are the potential limitations of evidence-based dermatology?

  • Progress and future prospects for evidence-based dermatology

  • References