Evidence base: rock of certainty or shifting sands?

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7449.1203-c (Published 13 May 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1203
  1. Tari J Turner, research officer (tari.turner@med.monash.edu.au)
  1. Centre for Clinical Effectiveness, Monash Institute of Health Services Research, Monash Medical Centre, Locked Bag 29, Clayton, VIC 3168, Australia

    Not a rock of certainty—but stepping stones?

    EDITOR—In his personal view Dewhurst discussed his problems with evidence based medicine.1 I spend most of each day accessing, appraising, and synthesising research evidence to answer a range of clinical questions, but no one …

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