EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE1 (EBM) is the academic way of saying that you're from Missouri: Don't just say it; show me. Evidence-based medicine has become increasingly important in evaluating old and new therapies and in providing residents and veteran physicians with the tools they need to be practical skeptics. Christakis et al2 have laid out the rationale for EBM in pediatrics.
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