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Evidence-based resources for health care jounalists (Karen Schoelles presentation)

Panel: Using evidence-based medicine resources (Health Journalism 2011)

Speaker: Karen Schoelles, M.D., S.M., F.A.C.P., director, ECRI Institute Evidence-based Practice Center

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Panel description: The session outlines when a health reporter should use evidence- based resources and provides recommended evidence-based resources. The session will include three of the National Library of Medicine’s services – PubMed, clinicaltrials.gov, and MedlinePlus.gov. Attendees will get practical guidance from practical experience of the ECRI Institute’s Evidence-based Practice Center’s standards of thoroughness and objectivity.