evidence-based medicine

Is the end of evidence-based guidelines near?Dr. Bass’ recent article in Contemporary Pediatrics, “Personalized medicine, right drug, right patient, right time,” provides a miniature but profound view of what may be the future of pediatric healthcare: focusing on healthcare that is truly individualized through precision science in the areas of diagnosis and treatment, rather than generalized, population-based treatment guidelines.
Certifying boards don’t serve physicians’ needsThe last installment of Your Voice includes reactions to MOC and evidence-based medicine .
Evidence-based support for breastfeeding
Evidence-based support for breastfeedingAlthough nearly 80% of mothers initiate breastfeeding, only 50% of mothers are still breastfeeding at 6 weeks, and less than 15% are exclusively breastfeeding at 6 months.
New clinical guidelines for treatment of SCDAn expert panel of specialists from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has issued new guidelines for the management and treatment of sickle cell disease (SCD). How will these latest evidence-based recommendations affect the care of your patients?