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Evidence-Based Practice

Understanding Evidence-Based Practice and Research

Explanatory Video

This video, from Joel Gagnier, Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Epidemiology at the University of Michigan, introduces four steps for the evidence-based medicine process.

Don't Trust Everything You Read — Read Critically

When searching for evidence in the literature, pay close attention to research methodologies and how studies were done.

The following articles focus on the autism / vaccine debate. The Wakefield article is the original article that ignited the debate; the rebuttal, published the same year, is based on epidemiological methodology.

The Wakefield article was retracted in February 2010, but the debate continues.