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Veterinary Medicine: Evidence Based Medicine

JAVMA articles on evidence-based medicine

Enhancing Clinical Decision Making

In 2015 JAVMA published four articles under the broad title "Enhancing Clinical Decision Making." These articles look at ways to implement evidence-based medicine into the veterinary clinical setting.

Importance of the role of the scientific literature in clinical decision making
Larson RL, White BJ.JAVMA 2015;247:58-64. (AU only)

First steps to efficient use of the scientific literature in veterinary practice
Larson RL, White BJ. JAVMA 2015;247:254-8. (AU only)

Systematic evaluation of scientific research for clinical relevance and control of bias to improve clinical decision making
White BJ, Larson RL. JAVMA 2015;247:496-500. (AU only)

Systematic evaluation of scientific research for appropriateness of data analysis to improve clinical decision making
White BJ, Larson RL. JAVMA 2015;247:759-762. (AU only)

What is evidence-based veterinary medicine?

"The conscientious, explicit and judicious use of the best scientific evidence to inform clinical judgements with a view to improving clinical outcome at the level of the individual case."

Statistics for Veterinary and Animal Science, Aviva Petrie & Paul Watson, 2006, 2nd ed.

Evidence-based veterinary medicine: new graduate' perspectives from In Practice (2009)

Evidence-based veterinary medicine -- Part 1  Part 2 by Banfield (2005)

Online books on EBVM and EBM

How to read a paper:  The basics of evidence based medicine 2nd edition 2001
Trisha Greenhalgh (AU only)

Evidence-based veterinary medicine for the bovine veterinarian
Vet Clin North Am -- Food animal practice Vol 28 2012 -- Entire issue on bovine EBVM (AU only)

Evidence-based veterinary medicine (small animal focus)
Vet Clin North Am -- Small animal practice -- Vol 37 2007 -- Entire issue on EBVM (AU only)

Evidence-based veterinary medicine (equine focus)
Vet Clin North Am -- Equine practice Vol 23(2) 2007 -- Entire issue on EBVM (AU only)

Books at the Vet Med Library