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For medical schools

Evidence-based medicine has a crucial role in medical education, as students need to learn how to:

  • Recognise the value of evidence in improving health care 
  • Interpret and respond to a lack of evidence 
  • Evaluate patient symptoms in context 
  • Work together with patients to select appropriate treatments

Our tools and services help you teach best practice in the application of evidence to clinical decision-making.

Our resources are also designed to help medical researchers:

  • Timely, intuitive access to new findings from international surveillance
  • Appraised in the context of what is already known
  • Regularly updated, with email notification options 
  • Exposure of ongoing uncertainties to assist identification of research priorities 

A range of tools and services to introduce and embed EBM:

For research: Clinical Evidence systematic reviews identify, appraise, grade and summarise the very latest and most authoritative medical evidence.

Current awareness: free EvidenceUpdates deliver new and updated evidence and treatment options directly to your inbox to ensure you are always up to date.

Point of care: Best Practice represents a breakthrough in point-of-care decision support. It provides quick and intuitive access to authoritative information that is structured around the clinical consultation.

Patient information: Best Health and patient information leaflets provide patients and their carers with trustworthy, evidence-based information in plain English, to help people understand conditions and treatment choices.