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Core Topics in Evidence-Based Medicine
 
 
Learn how to recognize, classify, and prioritize important patient or policy problems.
Construct clinical questions that facilitate an efficient search for evidence.
Gather important and convincing evidence from high-quality repositories of the health literature.
Systematically check best available evidence for indications of validity, importance, and usefulness.
Interpret the applicability of evidence to specific problems, given patient preferences and values.
 
     
 
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Users' Guides to the Medical Literature
 
 
Users' Guides to the Medical Literature
A Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice, 2nd Edition
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Fixed-Effects and Random-Effects Models

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The Rational Clinical Examination
 
 
The Rational Clinical Examination
Evidence-Based Clinical Diagnosis
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Carotid Bruit

It is hard for physicians to resist auscultating the neck . . . Continue reading
 
     
 
Care at the Close of Life
 
 
Care at the Close of Life
Evidence and Experience
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Psychological Considerations, Growth, and Transcendence at the End of Life: The Art of the Possible

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