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evidence-based medicine (EBM)

Evidence-based medicine (EBM) refers to the use of current best-quality scientific and medical evidence formulated from credible scientific studies, including peer-reviewed medical literature and other current scientifically based texts, and treatment and practice guidelines in making decisions about the care of individual patients.

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The idea of EBM is to provide a systematic approach to treating injured workers based on the best available science.