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Where do developing world clinicians obtain evidence for practice: a case study on pneumonia

Page, John; Heller, Richard F; Kinlay, Scott; Lim, Lynette; Qian, Wang; Suping, Zheng; Kongpatanakul, Supornchai; Akhtar, Murtaza; Khedr, Salah; Macharia, William


There are few data on the practice of evidence based medicine in the developing world, nor on the actual sources of evidence that clinicians use in practice. To test the hypothesis that there was variation between and within developing countries in the proposed management of a patient with hospital acquired pneumonia, and that part of the variation can be explained by the sources of evidence used. Questionnaire responses to hypothetical case history. Investigators from 6 centres within the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
DOI: 10.1016/S0895-4356(99)00231-0


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