ABC series may be anachronistic in era of evidence based medicineBMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7061.880 (Published 05 October 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:880
- C B Del Mar, Professor,
- Paul P Glasziou, Senior lecturer
- Centre for General Practice, University of Queensland, Australia
EDITOR,—Are the ABC series now an anachronism? As the medical profession moves into the era of evidence based medicine, what is the place of articles that do not distinguish evidence (or the lack of it) from personal prejudice (in its original sense of “prejudged”)?
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