Evidence Based Medicine For Patients

Everyone of us is different, which means that how our body will respond to treatments may also be different. But, we all want to make sure that the best available information on treatment and care is being used by the health provider for our benefit.  Evidence Based Medicine helps patients receive treatment that is right for them by finding a balance between scientific evidence, patient values and the experience of the health care provider.

The patient version of this guide uses easy to understand language to explain how science is used to provide information on medical treatment and care. It also gives practical suggestions on how help you talk with your health care provider so that you can help make sure that the best knowledge from research is being used to direct your treatment.

This resource is available to download in the following languages: