• The Department of Neurology; West China Hospital; Sichuan University; Chinese Evidence-based Medicine/ Cochrane Centre; Chengdu; 610041 China;
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Evidence-based medicine is the conscientious, explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients. The practice of evidence-based medicine means to integrate individual clinical expertise with the best available external clinical evidence from systematic research. So evidence and its quality is the key issue of evidence-based medicine. The purpose of this article is to introduce to the healthcare professionals the sources of evidence and how to search for evidence for them.

Citation: HE Li. Sources of evidence and searching for evidence. Chinese Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine, 2001, 01(1): 39-41. doi: Copy