Abstract

Evidence-based health care informs clinicians of choices regarding the most effective care based on the best available research evidence. However, concepts or instruments of evidence-based medicine are still fragmented for most clinicians. Substantial gaps between evidence and clinical practice remain. A knowledge translation roadmap may help clinicians to improve the quality of care by integration of various concepts in evidence-based health care. Improving research transparency and accuracy, conducting an updated systematic review, and shared decision making are the key points to diminish the gaps between research and practice.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)747-749
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chinese Medical Association
Volume80
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2017

Keywords

  • Evidence-based health care
  • Health care policy
  • Knowledge translation
  • Shared decision making
  • Systematic review

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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