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The relation of evidence-based medicine and tacit knowledge in clinical judgement

Tim Thornton

in Essential Philosophy of Psychiatry

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Published in print September 2007 | ISBN: 9780199228713
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191754531 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199228713.003.006

Series: International Perspectives in Philosophy & Psychiatry

The relation of evidence-based medicine and tacit knowledge in clinical judgement

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The presence of evidence-based medicine in psychiatry

Hume’s challenge to induction

Responses to Hume

Hume’s own response

Mill’s methods

The consequences of Hume’s problem and Mill’s methods for RCTs and EBM

The role of individual judgement in induction

A Wittgensteinian response to Hume’s challenge to induction

Conclusions

Chapter.  12284 words. 

Subjects: Psychiatry

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