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n SA Journal of Radiology - The importance of systematic reviews in radiology : editorial

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Abstract

Mindful of the dangers of making healthcare decisions without reference to trustworthy evidence, a new approach to healthcare delivery was introduced in the late 1970s. This approach, referred to as evidence-based medicine or more broadly as evidence-based health care, is defined as 'the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of current best evidence' in making healthcare decisions. Evidence-based health care integrates individual healthcare expertise, patient values and preferences, and the best available research evidence from systematic reviews. See Boxes 1 and 2 for key definitions and resources for evidence-based health care respectively.

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2014-01-01
2016-12-06
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