Ethics and evidence-based medicine

Simon R Tomlinson, Kerry J Breen, Malcolm H Parker, Chris B Del Mar, Paul P Glasziou, Lucie Rychetnik and and Stephen R Leeder
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (3): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2002.tb04330.x
Published online: 4 February 2002

To the Editor: In response to Leeder and Rychetnik's article,1 evidence-based medicine (EBM) also has significant potential to reduce the quality of patient care, with obvious ethical implications. I refer to two specific issues of concern.

  • Simon R Tomlinson
  • Kerry J Breen
  • Malcolm H Parker
  • Chris B Del Mar
  • Paul P Glasziou
  • Lucie Rychetnik and
  • Stephen R Leeder


Competing interests:

None declared.


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