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Chiquette E, Posey LM. Evidence-based Pharmacotherapy. American Pharmacists Association. APhA Publications; 1 edition (January 15, 2007).
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"How To Survive the Medical Misinformation Mess" by John P. A. Ioannidis, Michael E. Stuart, Shannon Brownlee, Sheri A. Strite, published in the European Journal of Clinical Investigation.

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  • Recognized in Shannon Brownlee's highly praised, Overtreated: Why Too Much Medicine Is Making Us Sicker and Poorer, Bloomsbury USA; 1 edition (September 18, 2007), which was named the best economics book of 2007 by New York Times economics correspondent David Leonhardt.
  • Key Citations for "How to Survive the Medical Information Mess include
    • Page MJ, Boutron I, Hansen C, Altman DG, Hróbjartsson A. Assessing risk of bias in studies that evaluate health care interventions: recommendations in the misinformation age. J Clin Epidemiol. 2018 May;97:133-136. doi:10.1016/j.jclinepi.2018.01.004. Epub 2018 Jan 17. PubMed PMID: 29352995
    • Lafuente-Lafuente C, Leitao C, Kilani I, Kacher Z, Engels C, Canouï-Poitrine F, Belmin J. Knowledge and use of evidence-based medicine in daily practice by health professionals: a cross-sectional survey. BMJ Open. 2019 Mar 30;9(3):e025224. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025224. PubMed PMID: 30928940; PubMed  Central PMCID: PMC6475442.
    • Makridakis S. et al. Forecasting, uncertainty and risk; perspectives on clinical decision-making in preventive and curative medicine. International Journal of Forecasting. Volume 35, Issue 2, April–June 2019, Pages 659-666.
    • O'Mahony S. After the golden age: what is medicine for? Lancet. 2019 May 4;393(10183):1798-1799. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30901-8. PubMed PMID: 31057159
    • Moynihan R, Bero L, Hill S, Johansson M, Lexchin J, Macdonald H, Mintzes B, Pearson C, Rodwin MA, Stavdal A, Stegenga J, Thombs BD, Thornton H, Vandvik PO, Wieseler B, Godlee F. Pathways to independence: towards producing and using trustworthy evidence. BMJ. 2019 Dec 3;367:l6576. doi: 10.1136/bmj.l6576. PubMed PMID: 31796508.
    • Arab-Zozani M, Moynihan RN, Pezeshki MZ. Shared decision making: How can it be helpful in reducing medical overuse due to medical misinformation mess? J Eval Clin Pract. 2020 Feb 3. doi: 10.1111/jep.13358. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32012391
    • Correia MITD. Are we capable of separating the wheat from the chaff when assessing meta-analyses? Clin Nutr. 2020 Mar;39(3):705-707. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2019.04.013. Epub 2019 Apr 17. PubMed PMID: 31029478.
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