Evidence-Based Medicine

Evidence-Based Medicine


Relevant, trustworthy and impactful evidence

BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine publishes original evidence based research, insights and opinions on what matters for health care. Content focuses on the tools, methods, and concepts that are basic and central to practicing evidence-based medicine.

Opinion and debate • Learning • Analysis • Original research • Evidence synthesis • Research methods and reporting 

New! EBM Verdict -research evidence that actually matters to clinical practice.
Read an Editorial about this practical new article type.


Content highlights

Original, practical contentnew research that enhances the practice and understanding of evidence-based healthcare.

Evidence synthesis – the editorial team systematically searches international medical journals and applies strict criteria to identify practical research. Content is critically appraised, leading to a succinct commentary that focuses on a paper’s key findings and implications for clinical practice.

Debate, analysis and opinion tackling the uncertainties and controversies in evidence and research methods to educate and inform clinical practice.