David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 23 (4-5):403-412 (2002)
Evidence-based medicine has beendefined as the conscientious and judicious useof current best evidence in making clinicaldecisions. This paper will attempt to explicatethe terms ``conscientious'''' and ``judicious''''within the evidence-based medicine definition.It will be argued that ``conscientious'''' and``judicious'''' represent virtue terms derived fromvirtue ethics and virtue epistemology. Theidentification of explicit virtue components inthe definition and therefore conception ofevidence-based medicine presents an importantstarting point in the connection between virtuetheories and medicine itself. In addition, aunification of virtue theories andevidence-based medicine will illustrate theneed for future research in order to combinethe fields of virtue-based approaches andclinical practice.
|Keywords||conscientious evidence evidence-based medicine judicious trading zone virtue epistemology virtue ethics|
|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
James A. Marcum (2009). The Epistemically Virtuous Clinician. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 30 (3):249-265.
Mona Gupta & Ross Upshur (2012). Critical Thinking in Clinical Medicine: What is It? Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 18 (5):938-944.
Mohammed Y. A. Rawwas, Surendra Arjoon & Yusuf Sidani (2013). An Introduction of Epistemology to Business Ethics: A Study of Marketing Middle-Managers. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 117 (3):525-539.
Mona Gupta (2011). Improved Health or Improved Decision Making? The Ethical Goals of EBM. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 17 (5):957-963.
Similar books and articles
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.
Maya J. Goldenberg (2010). Clinical Evidence and the Absent Body in Medical Phenomenology. International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethiics 3 (1):43-71.
Edmund D. Pellegrino (1993). The Virtues in Medical Practice. Oxford University Press.
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.
Wendy A. Rogers (2002). Is There a Tension Between Doctors' Duty of Care and Evidence-Based Medicine? Health Care Analysis 10 (3):277-287.
Simon A. Cole, Toward Evidence-Based Evidence: Supporting Forensic Knowledge Claims in the Post-Daubert Era.
Jason Grossman (2008). A Couple of the Nasties Lurking in Evidence-Based Medicine. Social Epistemology 22 (4):333 – 352.
R. E. G. Upshur & Errol Colak (2003). Argumentation and Evidence. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 24 (4):283-299.
Brian Hazelton Walsh (2010). The Spatialisation of Disease: Foucualt and Evidence-Based Medicine (Ebm). [REVIEW] Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 7 (1):31-42.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads25 ( #79,659 of 1,410,043 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #107,760 of 1,410,043 )
How can I increase my downloads?