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Evidence-Based Medicine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Evidence-Based Medicine
Tree Number(s)
H02.249.750
H02.403.200.400
Unique ID
D019317
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019317
Scope Note
An approach of practicing medicine with the goal to improve and evaluate patient care. It requires the judicious integration of best research evidence with the patient's values to make decisions about medical care. This method is to help physicians make proper diagnosis, devise best testing plan, choose best treatment and methods of disease prevention, as well as develop guidelines for large groups of patients with the same disease. (from JAMA 296 (9), 2006)
Entry Version
EVIDENCE BASED MED
Entry Term(s)
Medicine, Evidence-Based
NLM Classification #
WB 102.5
See Also
Evidence-Based Dentistry
Evidence-Based Nursing
Public MeSH Note
97
History Note
97
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Evidence-Based Medicine Preferred
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