Revista médica de Chile
versión impresa ISSN 0034-9887
BEDREGAL G, Paula y CORNEJO A, Carlos. Evidence based medicine: Theoretical and conceptual issues. Rev. méd. Chile [online]. 2005, vol.133, n.8, pp. 977-982. ISSN 0034-9887. doi: 10.4067/S0034-98872005000800015.
Evidence based decision making in medicine is, nowadays, a movement with political and practical implications. This article performs a historical description of evidence based medicine and its underlying conceptual and philosophical premises. An open dialogue to recognize the diverse sources of evidence that modify clinical practice is proposed, to improve decision making in this field
Palabras clave : Evidence-Based Medicine; Decision making; Philosophy, medical.