Medicalc - Medical Application Critical Appraisal
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It is an important element of evidence-based medicine.
It is impossible to know whether they were subjected to enough secondhand smoke to give them a lung cancer risk profile similar to that of a smoker. It is also not obvious what was considered the standard of care in the I-ELCAP study.
Finding and using research results to support your professional decisions must be a systematic process, based on the principles of evidence-based medicine and healthcare.
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