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Evidence Based Medicine (Practice): EBM/Practice Pyramid & USD Databases

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Core Curriculum

Study Design

Hierarchy of Evidence

Hierarchy of Evidence

Question:                                                        Study: 

Clinical Examination                                 Prospective, blind comparison to the Gold Standard

Diagnostic Testing                                    Prospective, blind comparison to the Gold Standard 

Prognosis                                                  Cohort Study - Case Control- Case Series

Therapy                                                     RCT- Cohort Study- Case Control - Case Series

Etiology/Harm                                          RCT - Cohort Study - Case Control - Case Series

Prevention                                                RCT- Cohort Study - Case Control - Case Seriese 

EBM Tutorial from UNC Health Science Library & Duke Medical Center

Creating Clinical Questions - The PICO Method

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