Evidence-based medicine in general practice: a hindrance to optimal medical care?

Scand J Prim Health Care. 2004 Sep;22(3):136-40. doi: 10.1080/02813430410006549.


This article is the second part of a "pro et contra session" about evidence-based medicine at the 13th Nordic Congress in General Practice 2003 in Helsinki. Marjukka Mäkelä's arguments in favour of evidence-based medicine may be found in the preceding article.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Evidence-Based Medicine*
  • Family Practice / methods*
  • Health Status
  • Holistic Health*
  • Humans
  • Patient Acceptance of Health Care
  • Physician-Patient Relations
  • Risk Factors