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Evidence Based Medicine


This guide to resources for evidence-based practice covers databases licensed by the Tufts Libraries and selected Web resources.  

Please see also our guide for Evidence-Based Dentistry.

Evidence-Based Medicine

Three-circle Venn diagram. Circles with text indivudual clinical expertise, best external evidence, and patient values & expectations overlap at EBM

• The conscientious, explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients
• Integrating individual clinical expertise with the best available external clinical evidence from systematic research

DL Sackett, WMC Rosenberg, JAM Gray and WS Richardson, Evidence based medicine: What it is and what it isn't, Br Med J 312 (1996), pp. 71–72.

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Becky Morin
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