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Evidence-Based Medicine - A Paradigm Ready To Be Challenged?

How Scientific Evidence Shapes Our Understanding And Use Of Medicine

by Marie-Caroline Schulte

Evidence-Based Medicine - A Paradigm Ready To Be Challenged?

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This open book aims to clarify the term „evidence-based medicine" (EBM) from a philosophy of science perspective. The author, Marie-Caroline Schulte discusses the importance of evi-dence in medical research and practice with a focus on the ethical and methodological prob-lems of EBM. The claims that EBM can herald a new theory of epistemology and a Kuhnian paradigm will be refuted. The solution is to describe EBM as a necessary development in medicine to deal with the increasing amount of evidence and medical data without loosing the single patient out of sight.

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Evidence-Based Medicine - A Paradigm Ready To Be Challenged?
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