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Is Evidence-Based Medicine Broken?

It's time to take evidence-based medicine beyond its current limits and develop a holistic approach to health.

Evidence-based medicine, as David Sackett and his colleagues wrote in 1996, is “the conscientious, explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients.”At first glance, this seems entirely logical; indeed, many would say that this simply could be called “medicine.” But the approach is generating considerable controversy, […]