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Synonyms for medicine

an agent used to restore health

a substance used in the treatment of disease

Synonyms for medicine

the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

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(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

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punishment for one's actions

treat medicinally, treat with medicine

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The New Edition of the Cornerstone Evidence-Based Medicine Text -- JAMAevidence now includes the newly released Third Edition of User's Guides to the Medical Literature: A Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice -- along with current editions of The Rational Clinical Examination: Evidence-Based Clinical Diagnosis and Care at the Close of Life: Evidence and Experience and a range of online-only content, updates, features, and tools.
It is not the imprudent use of the term evidence-based medicine to promote financial gain or detract from a patient-centered practice.
In doing so, we can take evidence-based medicine beyond its current limits and develop a holistic approach that accounts for patients' experience of illness and promotes good clinical practice.
Another activity supporting the prospects of evidence-based medicine at HMC is in regard to aligning its residency program with the standards of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education International (ACGME-I) in the United States.
Take the lead: On a national level, providers can support major initiatives such as those sponsored by AHIC to establishing appropriate evidence-based guidelines, while also insisting on reimbursement and payment for the practice of evidence-based medicine.
Now the argument that evidence-based medicine can only be practiced in theory is always being refuted.
The practice of evidence-based medicine is a process of lifelong, self-directed, problem-based learning in which caring for one's own patients creates the need for clinically important information about diagnosis, prognosis, therapy and other clinical and health care issues.
The value of the appropriate application of evidence-based medicine, paired as it often is with a long overdue focus on patient safety, cannot be overemphasized.
It's meant to centralize power and control outside the exam room, and if you let pay for performance and evidence-based medicine become the standard way that you do business, the only way you'll make a decent dollar working at your profession is to follow the directives of people who don't know what they're talking about," she said to loud applause.
These include how well the plans manage high blood pressure or how precisely they adhere to standard protocols of evidence-based medicine such as prescribing beta blockers for patients recovering from a heart attack.
Perhaps the poster child for evidence-based medicine is hormone replacement therapy.
He described a pilot approach at UnitedHealth that uses a point system to rate physician adherence to evidence-based Medicine.
Several major organizations use evidence-based medicine to generate practice guidelines.
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