Evidence Based Medicine Made Easy - August 2012
Dr. Ebtihal Darwish conducted “EBM Made Easy” workshop on 30, 31 of August and 1 of September. The workshop has been accredited by Dubai Health Authority 12.5 CPD credit hours.
The workshop was in Rotana Towers Hotel in Dubai and 16 participants from different UAE emirates attended the workshop.
The workshop covered the 4 steps of how to practice evidence based medicine including formulating the 2 different styles of an EBM questions, literature review in the EBM sites including guidelines, secondary sources and primary sources and critical evaluation of different study designs including meta-analysis, RCT and cohort study. The workshop started by formulating EBM questions based on patient's needs and ended by integrating the evidence found with patient's values.