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Using the best current evidence for patient decision making.

Evidence-Based Medicine

What is EBM?

Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is the integration of best research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values.

  • Best research evidence
  • Clinical expertise
  • Patient values

When these three elements are integrated, clinicians and patients form a diagnostic and therapeutic alliance which optimizes clinical outcomes and quality of life.

From: The Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (CEBM)

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Jamie Saragossi
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Health Sciences Tower, Level 3, Rm 136
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8034
631-444-6903

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Health Sciences Library
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