Evidence Based Medicine (EBM)

An investigation of Australian osteopaths’ attitudes, skills and utilisation of evidence-based practice: a national cross-sectional survey.

Leach MJ, Sundberg T, Fryer G, Austin P, Thomson OP, Adams J. BMC Health Serv Res. 2019 Jul 17;19(1):498. doi: 10.1186/s12913-019-4329-1.

Evidence-Based Interventional Pain Medicine According to Clinical Diagnoses“: Update 2018.

Huygen F, Kallewaard JW, van Tulder M, Van Boxem K, Vissers K, van Kleef M, Van Zundert J. Pain Pract. 2019 Apr 8. doi: 10.1111/papr.12786.

Credibility, Accuracy, and Comprehensiveness of Internet-Based Information About Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review.

Ferreira G, Traeger AC, Machado G, O’Keeffe M, Maher CG. J Med Internet Res. 2019 May 7;21(5):e13357. doi: 10.2196/13357.

Physician-reported barriers to using evidence-based recommendations for low back pain in clinical practice: a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative studies using the Theoretical Domains Framework.

Hall AM, Scurrey SR, Pike AE, Albury C, Richmond HL, Matthews J, Toomey E, Hayden JA, Etchegary H. Implement Sci. 2019 May 7;14(1):49. doi: 10.1186/s13012-019-0884-4. 

Medical scientists and philosophers worldwide appeal to EBM to expand the notion of ‘evidence’ 

Rani Lill Anjum, Samantha Copeland, Elena Rocca. BMJ Evidence Based medicine. November 14, 2018. doi: 10.1136/bmjebm-2018-111092 

Evidence-based medicine: clinicians are taught to say it but not taught to think it 

R Scott Braithwaite. BMJ Evidence Based Medicine. 1st Oct. doi: 10.1136/bmjebm-2018-110970 

A collaborative process for a program redesign for education in evidence-based health care.

Whillier S, Spence N, Giuriato R. J Chiropr Educ. 2018 Jul 27. doi: 10.7899/JCE-17-31.

Utilising social media to educate and inform healthcare professionals, policy-makers and the broader community in evidence-based healthcare.

Keir A, Bamat N, Patel RM, Elkhateeb O, Roland D.BMJ Evid Based Med. 2018 Jul 26. pii: bmjebm-2018-111016. doi: 10.1136/bmjebm-2018-111016.

Evidence based medicine manifesto for better healthcare

Carl Heneghan, Kamal R Mahtani, Ben Goldacre, Fiona Godlee, Helen Macdonald, Duncan Jarvies. BMJ. 20 June 2017.  doi:10.1136/bmj.j2973 20 June 2017

How good is the evidence to support primary care practice?

Ebell MH, Sokol R, Lee A, Simons C, Early J. Evid Based Med. 2017 Jun;22(3):88-92. doi: 10.1136/ebmed-2017-110704.

From evidence-based to evidence-informed, from patient-focussed to person-centered-The ongoing “energetics” of health and social care discourse as we approach the Third Era of Medicine.

Miles A. J Eval Clin Pract. 2017 Feb;23(1):3-4. doi: 10.1111/jep.12733.

Why clinical trial outcomes fail to translate into benefits for patients 

Carl Heneghan, Ben Goldacre and Kamal R. Mahtani BMC Trials. 14 March 2017 DOI: 10.1186/s13063-017-1870-2 

Clinicians’ Expectations of the Benefits and Harms of Treatments, Screening, and Tests: A Systematic Review.

Hoffmann TC, Del Mar C. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Mar 1;177(3):407-419. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.8254.

Do not throw the baby out with the bath water: a guide for using non-significant results in practice.

Tello M, Zaiem F, Tolcher MC, Murad MH. Evid Based Med. 2016 Oct;21(5):161-2. doi: 10.1136/ebmed-2016-110510.

The effectiveness and feasibility of an online educational program for improving evidence-based practice literacy: an exploratory randomized study of US chiropractors.

Schneider M, Evans R, Haas M, Leach M, Delagran L, Hawk C, Long C, Cramer GD, Walters O, Vihstadt C, Terhorst L. Chiropr Man Therap. 2016 Aug

Evidence check: New medical treatments often lacking 


Has evidence-based medicine left quackery behind? 


Trustworthy guidelines – excellent; customized care tools – even better 


Randomised trials in context: practical problems and social aspects of evidence-based medicine and policy 


The importance of values in evidence-based medicine 


Six ‘biases’ against patients and carers in evidence-based medicine 


Evidence based medicine: a movement in crisis? 


Causation and evidence-based practice: an ontological review. 


Evidence that consumers are skeptical about evidence-based health care. 


Doctors with a special interest in back pain have poorer knowledge about how to treat back pain. 



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