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Nourieh Hoveyda, MBBS, MRCP, MFPH, MSc, DCH; PG.Dip.Man

Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, University of Oxford; Oxford, UK

Nordenstrom J. Evidence-based medicine in Sherlock Holmes' footsteps. London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2006.

Evidence-based medicine in Sherlock Holmes’ footsteps can be obtained from http://eu.wiley.com for £12.99.

I started reading this book on a coach trip from Oxford to London. I could not wait to find out the link between Sherlock Holmes and evidence-based medicine (EBM). The author of this book, Jorgen Nordenstrom, Professor of Surgery from Sweden, describes the similarities between EBM and detective work. I could not help but marvel at such …

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