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Evidence-Based Sports Medicine

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 20 July 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:169
  1. Andy Pasternak, family physician Reno
  1. Nevada, United States

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    Eds Domhnall MacAuley, Thomas Best

    BMJ Books, £50, pp 578

    ISBN 0 7279 1584 3

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    Evidence based medicine (EBM) is a term that often gets bandied about these days. At a recent evening lecture, the featured speaker droned on about how he was a firm believer in EBM. It turned out, however, that the speaker's presentation didn't follow the EBM guidelines described by Sackett and colleagues (BMJ 1996;312:71-72). This particular doctor must have felt that just using the term “EBM” gave him credibility. A few …

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