Clinical judgement & evidence-based medicine: time for reconciliation

Indian J Med Res. 2010 Nov;132(5):623-6. doi: 10.4103/0971-5916.73418.


There is a popular perception that clinical judgement and evidence-based medicine are at loggerheads with each other. We examine the concepts of evidence and judgment as applied to clinical practice, and attempt to understand the reasons behind this imaginary divide.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Clinical Competence
  • Clinical Medicine / methods*
  • Clinical Medicine / trends
  • Disease Management*
  • Evidence-Based Medicine / methods*
  • Evidence-Based Medicine / trends
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice*
  • Humans
  • Judgment