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General problems with clinical trials in research

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Evidence-based medicine (EBM) has as its aim and concern the identification and evaluation of the entire body of published evidence concerning a medical problem with a view to making the results available, assessable and easily usable in medical practice. It therefore sees itself first and foremost as an instrument of medical decision-making with the task of supporting physicians in their day-to-day work with patients. EBM’s central stipulation is the provision of external evidence in the form of scientifically verified knowledge.

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Matthiessen, P.F., Bornhöft, G. (2011). General problems with clinical trials in research. In: Bornhöft, G., Matthiessen, P.F. (eds) Homeopathy in Healthcare – Effectiveness, Appropriateness, Safety, Costs. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-20638-2_5

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