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Evidence Based Medicine Matters is launched today

25 April 2013

Lord Willis of Knaresborough, Sense About Science and the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges invite you to the launch of

Evidence Based Medicine Matters

Hear from Presidents of medical Royal Colleges that evidence based medicine means that...

Breech babies can be delivered in the safest way; breast cancer patients’ quality of life can be improved; emergency medics know how to give the best treatment for severe allergic reactions; HIV infection, once fatal, is now a manageable chronic condition; eye cancer patients can avoid unnecessary screening; non-surgical ways to save lives during surgery have been developed...

As the medical Royal Colleges come together to launch a booklet of case studies to explain the scope of evidence based medicine, to illustrate how changing evidence changes medical practice and to inspire greater commitment from those people who can improve medical practice.

Thursday 25th April 2013 at 4.00 pm

Committee Room 2A, House of Lords

 RSVP: Victoria Murphy, vmurphy@senseaboutscience.org, 0207 490 9590

Evidence based medicine matters is an initiative of Sense About Science and the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges with case studies from Royal College of General Practitioners, Royal College of Pathologist, Royal College of Anaesthetists, Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health, College of Emergency Medicine, Royal College of Radiologists, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Faculty of Public Health, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Royal College of Psychiatrist, Faculty of Occupational Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Royal College of Surgeons of England, Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

Copies of the booklet will available at the event and online at http://www.senseaboutscience.org/pages/evidence-based-medicine.html from 16:00 25th April.

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