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

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Abstract

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.

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2013-11-01
2016-12-09
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