Is evidence-based medicine relevant to the developing world?

Chinnock, Paul; Clarke, Mike and Siegfried, Nandi (2005) Is evidence-based medicine relevant to the developing world? PLoS Medicine (2(5)). e107-e107. ISSN 1549-1277

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Abstract

Systematic reviews are the cornerstone of evidence-based medicine but the way in which systematic reviews are done limits their usefulness for practitioners in developing countries. The weaknesses of systematic reviews are discussed and possible ways to improve them.

EPrint Type:Article
Additional Information:All articles published on PLoS Medicine are fully open access
Uncontrolled Keywords:evidence-based medicine systematic review developing countries
Subjects:Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation > Quality of Health Care
Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services > Health Services
ID Code:61
Deposited By:Mr Paul Chinnock
Deposited On:14 June 2005

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