Prevention, Screening & Health Maintenance
PCM III

Evidence Based Medicine

Schedule

8:00 - 8:30 AM

SSOM Atrium

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 9:30 AM

Seminar Rooms

Small Group Reflection (Small Group Assignments)

9:30 - 9:45 AM

 

Break

9:45 10:40 AM

Tobin Hall 190

EBM Intro: New Skills That Physicians Must Learn -- What Every Provider Needs to Know
William Barron, M.D.

10:40 11:05 AM

Tobin Hall 190

EBM Application: Review of Statistical Tools for Diagnostic Tests and Treatment Methods
Jeffrey Murawsky, M.D.

11:05-12:00 Noon

Tobin Hall 190

EBM: Critically Reviewing the Literature -- Treatment Trial
Brian P. Schmitt, M.D., M.P.H.

12:00 12:15 PM

 

Break

12:15 1:00 PM

Tobin Hall 190

A Practical Approach to Reviewing an Article About Treatment or Harm -- Journal Review
Jeffrey Murawsky, M.D.
1:00 - 1:30 PM SSOM Atrium Pizza Lunch to meet with PCM 1 students

Goals: At the end of the session the student should be able to:

Preparing for September 7 PCM 3 Discussion:


Evidence-Based Medicine: New Skills That Physicians Must Learn
William Barron, M.D. (PowerPoint Presentation)

Objectives:

Reading Guide:
Evidence-Based Medicine: A New Approach to Teaching the Practice of Medicine.  Based on the Users' Guides to Evidence-Based Medicine and reproduced with permission from JAMA. (1992 Nov 4;268 (17): 2420-5) Copyright 1992.  American Medical Association. http://www.cche.net/principles/ebm.asp


Evidence-Based Medicine Application:
Review of Statistical Tools for Diagnostic Tests and Treatment Methods

Jeffrey Murawsky, M.D. (Power Point Presentation)

Objectives:


Evidence-Based Medicine: Critically Reviewing the Literature
Brian P. Schmitt, M.D., M.P.H. (PowerPoint Presentation)

Objectives:


A Practical Approach to Reviewing an Article About Treatment or Harm
Jeffrey Murawsky, M.D.

Article for Review:

Aspirin and lopidogrel compared with clopidogrel alone after recent ischaemic stroke or transient ischemic attack in high risk patients (MATCH): randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial Diener HC, Brass LM, Cimminello C, Csiba L, Didier L, Matias-Guiu J, et al. Lancet 2004; 364:331-7

At the end of this session, participants should be able to understand and use a structured framework to evaluate a primary source article about harm or treatment using the rational clinical exam approach by answering the following questions.

  1. Are the results of the study in question valid?
  2. What are the results of the study?
  3. Will this effect how I care for patients?

The Rational Clinical Examination