Evidence-based medicine
The principles of evidence-based medicine are being increasingly promoted within the orthopaedic and related health professions. This approach to patient care requires access to current literature and similar resources.


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Conducting a literature search? Having trouble finding the right cartilage articles or interpreting the results? If so there are several useful articles that have been written to help guide people in conducting a search of the medical literature. Click on the links below to access.

Searching the orthopaedic internet

BMJ 'How to read a paper' series

Nursing Times - How to conduct a literature search

NHS Libraries and Knowledge Services (Opens as PDF file)

Getting started in physiotherapy research

Using evidence-based medicine in orthopaedic clinical practice