Letters

Applying evidence is problem not just for educational quality

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7395.933 (Published 26 April 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:933
  1. Peter Griffiths, senior lecturer ([email protected]),
  2. Angus Forbes, research fellow
  1. Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King's College, London SE1 8WA

    EDITOR—Greenhalgh et al describe the difficulties encountered when attempting to apply the techniques of evidence based medicine to complex problems in medical education.1 However, their study also illustrates that some broad principles can be generalised to help identify and synthesise evidence.

    At the risk of oversimplifying, the “system” for the “systematic” review may require …

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