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Research gaps in the philosophy of evidence-based medicine

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Increasing philosophical attention is being directed to the rapidly growing discipline of evidence-based medicine (EBM). Philosophical discussions of EBM, however, remain narrowly focused on randomization, mechanisms, and the sociology of EBM. Other aspects of EBM have been all but ignored, including (a) the nature of clinical reasoning and the question of whether it can be standardized; (b) the application of EBM principles to the logic, value, and ethics of diagnosis and prognosis; (c) evid...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1111/phc3.12352

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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Philosophy Compass Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
11
Pages:
757-771
Publication date:
2016-11-09
Acceptance date:
2016-06-02
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ISSN:
1747-9991
Pubs id:
pubs:664603
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uri:195c0b20-075e-48ae-ba5d-047c1f1eb58f
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uuid:195c0b20-075e-48ae-ba5d-047c1f1eb58f
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