BMJ 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.

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BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine 

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

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2022 Journal Citation Reports®, Clarivate Analytics, 2023

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Content highlights

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

EBM Verdict – Evidence that reaches a definitive conclusion that can be implemented into clinical practice.

Evidence synthesis – the editorial team systematically searches international medical journals and applies strict criteria to identify practical research. Also, content is critically appraised, leading to a succinct commentary focusing 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.

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