David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Medical Ethics 30 (2):119-119 (2004)
The editors of the symposium hope it will provide a balanced appraisal of evidence based medicine.This symposium is devoted to evidence based medicine and the ethical issues it raises. Since Sir Archie Cochrane’s seminal Nuffield Provincial Hospitals Trust lectures in 1972 and their publication as the Rock Carling monograph for that year, Effectiveness and Efficiency: Random Reflections on Health Services, the idea that medical interventions and health services should be evaluated and selected on the basis of the most reliable evidence available for their effectiveness and cost effectiveness has become very widely accepted.1,2 This widespread acceptance has not been complete, and it sometimes seems that there are as many critics of EBM as advocates. Whereas the importance of randomised trial evidence, critical appraisal, meta-analysis, and systematic review …
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Jeremy Howick (2009). Questioning the Methodologic Superiority of 'Placebo' Over 'Active' Controlled Trials. American Journal of Bioethics 9 (9):34-48.
Similar books and articles
Erica Zarkovich & R. E. G. Upshur (2002). The Virtues of Evidence. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 23 (4-5):403-412.
Maya J. Goldenberg (2012). Innovating Medical Knowledge: Undestanding Evidence-Based Medicine as a Socio-Medical Phenomenon. In Nikolaos Sitaras (ed.), Evidence-Based Medicine: Closer to Patients or Scientists? InTech Open Science.
Simon A. Cole, Toward Evidence-Based Evidence: Supporting Forensic Knowledge Claims in the Post-Daubert Era.
John Worrall (2010). Evidence: Philosophy of Science Meets Medicine. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 16 (2):356-362.
Wendy A. Rogers (2002). Is There a Tension Between Doctors' Duty of Care and Evidence-Based Medicine? Health Care Analysis 10 (3):277-287.
Maya J. Goldenberg (2009). Iconoclast or Creed? Objectivism, Pragmatism, and the Hierarchy of Evidence. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 52 (2):168-187.
Hillel D. Braude (2009). Clinical Intuition Versus Statistics: Different Modes of Tacit Knowledge in Clinical Epidemiology and Evidence-Based Medicine. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 30 (3):181-198.
Glen I. Spielmans & Peter I. Parry (2010). From Evidence-Based Medicine to Marketing-Based Medicine: Evidence From Internal Industry Documents. [REVIEW] Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 7 (1):13-29.
R. E. Ashcroft (2004). Current Epistemological Problems in Evidence Based Medicine. Journal of Medical Ethics 30 (2):131-135.
R. E. G. Upshur & Errol Colak (2003). Argumentation and Evidence. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 24 (4):283-299.
John R. Hampton (2002). Evidence-Based Medicine, Opinion-Based Medicine, and Real-World Medicine. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 45 (4):549-568.
Ron Morstyn (2010). How the Philosophy of Merleau- Ponty Can Help Us Understand the Gulf Between Clinical Experience and the Doctrine of Evidence-Based Psychotherapy. Australasian Psychiatry 18 ( 3):221–225.
Kirstin Borgerson (2009). Valuing Evidence: Bias and the Evidence Hierarchy of Evidence-Based Medicine. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 52 (2):218-233.
Maya J. Goldenberg (2006). On Evidence and Evidence-Based Medicine: Lessons From the Philosophy of Science. Social Science and Medicine 62 (11):2621-2632.
Added to index2010-08-24
Total downloads5 ( #265,502 of 1,692,749 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #182,248 of 1,692,749 )
How can I increase my downloads?