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Steer patients away from inappropriate and overused procedures that can diminish health care.
The article offers tips for using technology at the point of care to facilitate patient education and evidence-based decision making.
Inspired by the bestselling book "How Doctors Think," the author describes different approaches to clinical decision making.
The article is part of the Point of Care Guides series. It offers an evidence-based tool for deciding whether to hospitalize a patient who has pneumonia, but it also acknowledges the crucial role of physician judgment.
The article explains how to phrase clinical questions for efficient searches and where to go online for quick, evidence-based information.
The article offers a systematic approach for the management of anticoagulation and adjustment of warfarin doses.
The article presents an evidence-based approach to estimating the likelihood of in-hospital complications in a patient undergoing coronary angioplasty.
A send-up of retrospective studies.
The article presents an evidence-based approach to diagnosing and treating otitis media and provides an encounter form.
The article teaches physicians how to quickly evalute the usefulness of a clinical research article using the PP-ICONS acronym: problem, patient population, intervention, comparison, outcomes, number, statistics.