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Evidence Based Medicine

This guide is designed to assist health care professionals and students become effective and efficient users of the medical literature.

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Reference List

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  • University of Oxford. Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (CEBM). Published March 5, 2021. Accessed April 2, 2021.
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