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Female pelvic surgical devices and techniques need better evidence-based medicine.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20432333     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The adoption of evidence-based medicine (EBM) recommendations in female pelvic surgical technique and surgical device intervention is contingent upon the availability of EBM and the willingness and ability of practitioners to accept and implement the recommendations. It can be assumed that there is virtually no disagreement among either the practitioners or the experts who practice the craft with regard to the benefits of applying scientific and clinical data that can be obtained from prior and ongoing experience to the selection of current treatments. However, there is significant controversy regarding the existence of adequate "evidence" and the mechanism for developing and applying the recommendations that can be distilled from the available data.
Authors:
David Staskin; Vik Khullar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurourology and urodynamics     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1520-6777     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurourol. Urodyn.     Publication Date:  2010 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8303326     Medline TA:  Neurourol Urodyn     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  670-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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(c) 2010 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Affiliation:
Urogynaecology Department, Cambridge Wing, St Mary's Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Praed St, London, UK.
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