Study population Randomization Blinding Interventions Outcomes Statistical analysis Funding Chalmers. Canberra, Australia: nhmrc, 2000. Health sciences librarians study and teach the principles of evidence-based medicine (EBM search evidence-based health care (ebhc) resources, and strive to practice evidence-based librarianship (EBL). London: Churchill Livingstone, 2000. From these objective comparisons, the team classified 19 generic scales or checklists as ones that can be used in producing systematic evidence reviews, technology assessments, or other QI-related materials. Clinicians, managers, and QI leaders all face escalating demands on their time in an environment of increasingly complex decision-making like that reflected in Figure.
Reisch JS, Tyson JE, Mize. Statement of interest None declared.
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