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Reproductive medicine: still more ART than science?

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The history of obstetrics and gynaecology is not a tale of evidence‐based practice. Tradition, expert opinion, and the lure of new technology have frequently superseded evidence as the primary driver for clinical decision making. The proof can be found in a litany of dubious interventions which have gained widespread popularity despite an absence of high quality data attesting to their effectiveness and, in some cases, ample credible evidence demonstrating harm. As a specialty, we have relied...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/1471-0528.15409

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Balliol College
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Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons Publisher's website
Journal:
BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Journal website
Volume:
126
Issue:
2
Publication date:
2018-07-16
Acceptance date:
2018-07-05
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EISSN:
1471-0528
ISSN:
1470-0328
Source identifiers:
864608
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pubs:864608
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uuid:59f3f9e2-8ddc-42db-83ef-80451bfeb1ab
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pubs:864608
Deposit date:
2018-07-20

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