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Medicine based evidence, a prerequisite for evidence based medicine

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7116.1109 (Published 01 November 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:1109

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Usage statistics: July 2003 to April 2020

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