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Clinical Evidence, Issue 1.
  1. Thomas Whitehead
  1. Specialist Registrar, Thoracic Medicine, Central Middlesex Hospital, London NW 10 7NS, UK

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    In today's climate of practising evidence-based medicine (EBM), a concise guide to the best available evidence for effective health care is welcome. With dimensions nearly identical to the British National Formulary, Clinical Evidence would fit into the pocket of a white coat or onto the consulting room desk. It claims to provide a more “friendly” access to EBM than other sources such as the Cochrane Library or EBM journals, and is targeted at practising clinicians. With dense text and very few …

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    • Edited by Fiona Godlee. (Pp 598, illustrated; £45.00). London: BMJ Publishing Group, 1999. ISBN 0 7279 1364 6.