Letters

Evidence based medicine: does it make a difference?

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7482.93-c (Published 06 January 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:93

…as may be a top down approach

  1. Alireza Moayyeri, research fellow, evidence based medicine working team,
  2. Akbar Soltani, assistant professor in endocrinology (soltania@sina.tums.ac.ir)
  1. EBM Working Team, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  2. EBM Working Team, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

    EDITOR—Garner et al reported a framework for shifting the clinical community towards using systematic reviews and evidence based medicine in low and middle income countries.1 Their proposed structure tries to help implementation of evidence based medicine in a “top down” direction and through targeting groups with specific roles (“health ministry policy makers, professional groups, and …

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