Evidence based medicine in nuclear medicine practice; Part II: Appraising and applying the evidence

Document Type : Short Communication


Nuclear Medicine Research Center, Imam Reza Hospital, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences Mashhad, Iran


As described in the first part of this article, Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) is a growing part of medical practice which emphasizes on the best evidence. Finding this evidence by formulating an answerable question and searching strategies were described in the first part of this review. In this part, appraising the retrieved article (with the main focus on the diagnostic studies) and applying the appraised evidence in the medical practice are explained.


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