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Evidence-based medicine: facts and controversies.
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PMID:  20797518     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Evidence-based medicine is a paradigm shift in the biomedical field toward scientific-based clinical practice. It is recognized as the process of acquiring and applying into practice the best available research findings in a defined filed. Although the roots of evidenced-based medicine date back more than 150 years, the modern evidenced-based medicine concept has been rapidly and constantly developing in the past two decades. Since its introduction, evidenced-based medicine has simultaneously attracted proponents and critics. This contribution provides a critical overview of the major advantages and drawbacks of evidenced-based medicine. The discussion and the examples cover the field of biomedical research and dermatovenereology in particular.
Razvigor Borislavov Darlenski; Neyko Valentinov Neykov; Vitan Dakov Vlahov; Nikolaï Konstantinov Tsankov
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in dermatology     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1879-1131     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Dermatol.     Publication Date:    2010 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-27     Completed Date:  2010-12-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8406412     Medline TA:  Clin Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  553-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Tokuda Hospital, Sofia, Bulgaria.
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Conflict of Interest
Evidence-Based Medicine*
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
Rare Diseases / diagnosis,  drug therapy*
Skin Diseases / diagnosis,  drug therapy*

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