n SA Journal of Radiology - Radiology in the research environment : editorial

Volume 17, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1027-202X
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6778



Clinicians and epidemiologists at McMaster University in Canada coined the term 'evidence-based medicine' in 1988. The Scottish physician Dr Archibald Leman Cochrane (1909 - 1988) was a pioneer of evidence-based medicine; the Cochrane Library database of systemic reviews was named after him. Knowledge exchange occurs between researchers and the users of research, whereby research is used to change policy and planning or practice and systems. The translation of best evidence integrated with healthcare practices conduces to saving money and lives.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error