Evidence-Based Medicine

  • Gina Perez
  • Lisa Dixon
  • Deanna L. Kelly
Chapter

Abstract

Ensuring the quality of medical care has not always been a priority or even a consideration for providers and purchasers of health care. However, awareness of tremendous regional variations in care provided as well as increasing awareness of poor access and suboptimal healthcare practice have brought about efforts to improve the quality of care.

Keywords

Placebo Depression Estrogen Progesterone Fluoxetine 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gina Perez
    • 1
  • Lisa Dixon
  • Deanna L. Kelly
  1. 1.School of MedicineUniversity of MarylandBaltimoreUSA

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