Evidence-based medicine supported by research

Relevant, reliable and impactful evidence

BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine publishes original research based on evidence, ideas and opinions about what matters in healthcare. The content focuses on the tools, methods, and concepts that are fundamental and essential to the practice of evidence-based medicine.

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BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine

  • Opinion and debate
  • Learning
  • Analysis
  • Original research
  • Synthesis of evidence
  • Research methods and reports

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Content Highlights

Original and practical contentnew research that improves the practice and understanding of evidence-based health care.

EBM Verdict – Evidence leading to a definitive conclusion that can be implemented in clinical practice.

Synthesis of evidence – the editorial team systematically searches international medical journals and applies strict criteria to identify practical research. Additionally, content is critically appraised, leading to a succinct commentary that focuses on the main findings of an article and its implications for clinical practice.

Debate, analysis and opinion address uncertainties and controversies in evidence and research methods to educate and inform clinical practice.

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