evidence-based health care


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evidence-based health care

The concept that the practice of medicine should be based on firm data rather than anecdote, tradition, intuition, or belief.
Synonym: evidence-based medicine; evidence-based practice
See also: care
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Table-II: Knowledge comparison between academic staff who attended an evidence-based health care seminar and those who did not attenda,b
One of the origins of evidence-based health care was the finding of striking variations in services offered to address a particular problem.
UC Health provides evidence-based health care and wellness services and products in Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming.
The new standard procedures introduced in primary healthcare, including the adoption of medical protocols and piloting of disease management programs for some non-communicable diseases will help further improve evidence-based health care delivery.
Project SAGE is an innovative research partnership between Cochrane South Africa, the Centre for Evidence-based Health Care and the Department of Physiotherapy in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, and the International Centre for Allied Health Evidence, University of South Australia.
2) Evidence-based health care integrates individual healthcare expertise, patient values and preferences, and the best available research evidence from systematic reviews.
Yet it is the acceptance of evidence-based health care by the consumer that will greatly determine its success or failure.
Mathy is a doctoral candidate in evidence-based health care at the University Oxford.
Research is critical for evidence-based health care, but it does have [imitations and is no substitute for the difficult-to-measure experiences and insights of people working within our own health system.
To meet its mission of promoting the practice of evidence-based health care, AHRQ collaborates with various organizations to develop evidence reports and technology assessments on priority topics important to health care delivery in the United States.
A year and a half later, we again describe another evolutionary leap for evidence-based health care at AHRQ.

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