Display Settings:

Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 1999 May-Jun;78(3):228-32.

Evidence-based medicine in physiatry: the experience of one department's faculty and trainees.

Author information

  • 1Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Newark 07103-2406, USA.

Abstract

Evidence-based medicine is regarded by many as the new paradigm in medical practice. Sixty-seven medical school faculty and trainees in a physical medicine and rehabilitation department were surveyed with regard to training and competence in the use of evidence-based medicine techniques. The majority of subjects in the present study supported the use of evidence-based medicine techniques, although a number of the respondents indicated that they lacked adequate training or competence in their use. It is suggested that medical schools and physiatry residency programs provide a greater emphasis on training in evidence-based medicine. Recommendations are provided that individuals can use to develop a systematic strategy to keep up with the rapidly expanding medical literature.

PMID:
10340420
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Icon for Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk