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Evidence Based Medicine

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Reference List

  • Doherty, Steve. "Evidence-based medicine: Arguments for and Against." Emergency Medicine Australasia. 2005; 17: 307-13.
  • McMaster University. Health Information Research Unit . http://hiru.mcmaster.ca/hiru/. Published February 9, 2016. Accessed April 2, 2021.
  • National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine. MeSH. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/. Accessed April 2, 2021.
  • Sackett DL. "Evidence-Based Medicine." Semin Perinatol. 1997; 21(1):3-5.
  • Sackett DL, Straus SE, Richardson WS, Rosenberg W Haynes RB. "Evidence-based Medicine: How to Practice and Teach EBM". Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
  • UNESCO. Open Educational Resources (OER). https://en.unesco.org/themes/building-knowledge-societies/oer. Accessed September 24, 2021.
  • University of Adelaide. Joanna Briggs Institute. https://jbi.global/. Accessed April 2, 2021.
  • University of Oxford. Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (CEBM). https://www.cebm.ox.ac.uk/. Published March 5, 2021. Accessed April 2, 2021.
  • University of York. Centre for Reviews and Dissemination. https://www.york.ac.uk/crd. Accessed April 2, 2021.
  • US Department of Health & Human Services. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). https://www.ahrq.gov/. Accessed April 2, 2021.

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