Why Practice EBM?

PROBLEM: Practitioners must keep up to date with current research

  • FACT: Medical research is continually discovering improved treatment methods and therapies.
  • EBM SOLUTION: Practicing EBM helps keep practitioners up to date on current evidence and practice guidelines.
  • EBM RESOURCE: ACP Journal Club, an electronic evidence-based textbook, provides easy access to continually updated clinical evidence.


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