Limitations of current clinical practice

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Discussion of the need to recognise the limitations of current clinical practice in Michigan State Univ’s Evidence-Based Medicine Course.

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So why should we change our current practices? Our patients like us; our outcomes are generally good; we keep passing our board exams; and they keep telling us we have the best health care system in the world. Besides, change is hard work. Aren’t we busy enough learning about how to survive in a managed care environment?

Unfortunately, there is good evidence that the quality of care we give our patients could be better.

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