BMC Medicine: a decade of open access medical research
BMC Medicine 2014, 12:4 (9 January 2014)
It has been 10 years since we have been publishing open access medical research, so we take a look at some of the most notable milestones for the journal and our editorial board members discuss exciting developments in their own fields of medicine.
Global health: the importance of evidence-based medicine
BMC Medicine 2013, 11:223 (16 October 2013)
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In this forum article, leaders across the world within the field of global health describe their personal experiences, discussing how evidence-based medicine (EBM) in resource-limited settings can be translated into improved health outcomes.
Evidence-based medicine and values-based medicine: partners in clinical education as well as in clinical practice
BMC Medicine 2013, 11:40 (15 February 2013)
Linking values-based and evidence-based medicine in an education strategy promotes better practice; Ed Peile discusses the importance of this for decision processes, highlighting the influence of well designed education strategies.
Promoting networks between evidence-based medicine and values-based medicine in continuing medical education
BMC Medicine 2013, 11:39 (15 February 2013)
A Continuing Medical Education intervention, aimed at strengthening links between evidence-based and values-based medicine in healthcare personnel, improves high-order values such as openness to change, which are essential for improving medical care.