Possible essay topics
- Do evidence hierarchies have any useful purpose?
- Why is ‘pathophysiologic rationale’ not ranked highly in EBHC hierarchies?
- What is the role of clinical expertise in EBHC?
- If randomised trials provide ‘best’ evidence, why don’t we need them to show that stopping massive bleeding saves lives?
- Is it ethical to conduct systematic reviews of unethical studies?
- What are the historical roots of various aspects of EBHC methods?
- How do regulations facilitate the development of harms in healthcare?
- Describe one key development in the evolution of evidence?
- How relevant is the year 1992 in the history of EBHC?
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