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The importance of values in evidence-based medicine.

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Evidence-based medicine (EBM) has always required integration of patient values with 'best' clinical evidence. It is widely recognized that scientific practices and discoveries, including those of EBM, are value-laden. But to date, the science of EBM has focused primarily on methods for reducing bias in the evidence, while the role of values in the different aspects of the EBM process has been almost completely ignored.In this paper, we address this gap by demonstrating how a consideration of...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12910-015-0063-3

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC medical ethics Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Pages:
69
Publication date:
2015-01-01
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EISSN:
1472-6939
ISSN:
1472-6939
Source identifiers:
572899
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English
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2016-01-24

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