Evidence based vetsBMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7424.1175-a (Published 13 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1175
- Trisha Greenhalgh, professor of primary health care
- University College London
This time last week, I was at the Royal Veterinary College running a workshop on evidence based medicine. I came with some credibility, since whoever prepared the chairman's brief had gleaned a story from this column of how I had once managed an obstetric emergency in a ewe.
There's a bit of a crisis on. Most jobbing vets, I am told, make decisions on the basis of what worked on the last animal. Their journals …