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CCTST Grand Rounds on Evidence-based 'Mal'practice, Jan. 19: slides available

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 explored the basis for the evidence-based practice (EBP) paradigm, described its use in research and clinical practice, and examined several examples of appropriate and inappropriate application of results in clinical practice.  Examples, while taken from the perinatal and women’s health literature, were illustrative of similar issues across the lifespan.

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