n South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - South African Menopause Society Council consensus statement on menopausal hormone therapy : position statement
|Article Title||South African Menopause Society Council consensus statement on menopausal hormone therapy : position statement|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology|
|Author||T.J. De Villiers|
|Publication Date||Oct 2004|
|Pages||54 - 57|
Extracted from text ... The modern clinician is expected to practise in accordance with the findings of evidence-based medicine. This implies that the clinician is familiar with the strongest evidence available. The latter is difficult for the following reasons: The results of a given clinical trial can only be applied to the specific population and circumstances as applicable to the study in question. A small group of individuals may react in a unique way to medication. Statistical significance does not always equate to clinical significance. Different methods of defining statistical significance may yield different answers when applied to the ..
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