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Tugwell P, Shea B, Boers M, et al, editors. Evidence-based rheumatology. London: Blackwell BMJ Books, 2003.
  1. Ricardo Riera, MD, MSc
  1. Universidad de Carabobo
 Valencia, Venzuela

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    The aim of Evidence-based rheumatology is to both synthesise evidence gathered from several trials and systematic reviews and provide specific advice to physicians, either general practitioners or specialists (and through them to patients), on therapeutic options for several rheumatic conditions. The professionals mentioned above are the primary audience of this resource.

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    The vast experience of the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group and the authors in performing systematic reviews and generating primary research is shown in the compilation. Each clinical chapter provides an explicit set of criteria used to select content, beginning with a clear enunciation of useful clinical questions relevant to …

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