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How knowledge is constructed and exchanged in virtual communities of physicians: qualitative study of mindlines online

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Background: As a response to the criticisms evidence-based practice currently faces, groups of health care researchers and guideline makers have started to call for the appraisal and inclusion of different kinds of knowledge in guideline production (other than randomized controlled trials [RCTs]) to better link with the informal knowledge used in clinical practice. In an ethnographic study, Gabbay and Le May showed that clinicians in everyday practice situations do not explic... Expand abstract
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10.2196/jmir.8325

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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National Institute for Health Research
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JMIR Publications
Journal:
Journal of Medical Internet Research More from this journal
Volume:
20
Issue:
2
Article number:
e34
Publication date:
2018-02-02
Acceptance date:
2017-10-11
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1438-8871
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2018-02-05

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