Welcome to the Obstetrics & Gynecology Clerkship Evidence-Based Medicine Guide, where you will find resources to help you complete your assignment and find evidence to support your future clinical work.
Evidence Based Medicine
... an approach to practising medicine in which the clinician is aware of the evidence in support of clinical practice, and the strength of that evidence.
Evidence Based Medicine Working Group
... 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.
The Evidence Cycle
|Learn how to recognize, classify, and prioritize important patient or policy problems.|
|Construct clinical questions that facilitate an efficient search for evidence. See PICO tab.|
|Gather important and convincing evidence from high-quality repositories of the health literature. See Searching for Evidence tab..|
|Systematically check best available evidence for indications of validity, importance, and usefulness. See Evaluation tab.|
|Interpret the applicability of evidence to specific problems, given patient preferences and values.|
The Evidence Pyramid
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