Ethical Issues in Evidence-Based Medicine

“Evidence-based medicine” (EBM), a term coined in the early 1990s, has become a key component of medical education and clinical practice internationally. January’s authors consider how physicians should best use EBM in medical decision making—balancing statistical evidence from systematic research with their own knowledge and experience and the unique characteristics and values of the individual patient. Contributors also consider aspects of EBM that relate to medical education, including the incorporation of ethics into the teaching of EBM—topics relevant to mentors and trainees alike.

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