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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(1) This approach, referred to as evidence-based medicine or more broadly as evidence-based health care, is defined as 'the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of current best evidence' in making healthcare decisions.

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