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Evidence-based design: part of evidence-based medicine?
  1. Richard Saitz
  1. Editor, Evidence-Based Medicine
  1. Correspondence to: Dr Richard Saitz
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University & Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; rsaitz{at}

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In this issue of Evidence-Based Medicine, Shepley and Watson push the envelope of evidence-based medicine and healthcare.1 Their Perspective emphasises that health professionals and designers (eg, architects) should collaborate to create healthcare facilities, and that such collaboration should lead to better staff, patient and family outcomes. But is this just ‘knowledge-based gibberish’ as a writer has misguidedly lamented in a news article that describes the misuse …

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