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What Is Evidence Based Medicine (EBM)?

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Evidence based medicine (EBM) means correct and wise use of optimal available evidence in the process of clinical decision making for patient care. EBM is very important for an optimal diagnosis and treatment of patients.
In recent years, medical schools have developed educational instruction for EBM (1). EBM combines the superlative available evidence from clinical research and clinical evidence to achieve the best outcome (2-4). With lack of awareness of relevant research, substantial part of clinical practice in health relies on practitioners’ personal experience, resulting in large variation in practice between health care workers (5, 6). Physicians are being encouraged to apply EBM to improve their clinical care worldwide(7). EBM offers a systematic and structured approach of medical education (8). It sensitizes physicians for necessity of updating advances in their practicing field (9, …show more content…

Only few Iranian physicians integrate EBM into their everyday practice; we conducted surveys among physician to determine their attitudes and knowledge about EBM.
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Only few Iranian physicians integrate EBM into their everyday practice; we conducted surveys among physician to determine their attitudes and knowledge about

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