An introduction to evidence-based medicine

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Diarmuid De Faoite


Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) is about offering support to make the right decision in choosing the best treatment for our patients. Since it first appeared in top medical journals in 19921 , EBM has revolutionized medical practice and infiltrated other disciplines (such as dentistry) along the way as a tool to support the decision-making process in the provision of medical care.


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Faoite DD. An introduction to evidence-based medicine. BKK Med J [Internet]. 2012Sep.20 [cited 2020Jul.15];4(1):89. Available from:
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