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CCTST Grand Rounds Jan. 19: The 'Tyranny of Evidence' in Research and Clinical Care

Evidence-based ‘Mal’practice, or the Tyranny of Evidence: Perspectives from
Perinatal Care and Women’s Health

Russell S. Kirby, PhD, MS, FACE
Distinguished University Professor & Marrell Endowed Chair
Department of Community and Family Health
College of Public Health
University of South Florida

 

This presentation will explore the basis for the evidence-based practice (EBP) paradigm, describe its use in research and clinical practice, and examine several examples of appropriate and inappropriate application of results in clinical practice.  Examples, while taken from the perinatal and women’s health literature, are illustrative of similar issues across the lifespan.

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