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The Indian Dental Academy is the Leader in continuing dental education , training dentists in all aspects of dentistry and offering a wide range of dental certified courses in different formats.

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  • Ask what do they understand by clinical effectiveness?
    Does it work.
    In what way
    How much
  • Ask quesions about what people understand by evidence based health care or medicine- write on overhead


  • 1. The First National WorkshopThe First National Workshop on Evidence-based Dentistryon Evidence-based Dentistry INDIAN DENTAL ACADEMY Leader in continuing dental education
  • 2. ObjectivesObjectives • Have an overview of evidence-based dentistry • Understand the phrase clinical effectiveness • Understand the terms randomized controlled trial, systematic review and meta-analysis and why they are important for dentists • Have critically appraised a randomized controlled study article, a systematic review article • Be aware of sources of evidence relevant to dentists • Be able to prepare a four part clinical question • Understand the importance of planning for searching
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  • 4. The First National WorkshopThe First National Workshop on Evidence-based Dentistryon Evidence-based Dentistry Derek RichardsDerek Richards Director Centre for Evidence-based Dentistry , OxfordDirector Centre for Evidence-based Dentistry , Oxford College of Dental Sciences, Davangere 10th - 11th March 2001
  • 5. Clinical effectivenessClinical effectiveness Intervention Patients Outcome
  • 6. Influences on decisionsInfluences on decisions Practice The last patient Experience Litigation Resource s Education/ Training Audit Payment systems EvidenceEvidence
  • 7. Evidence-based Health CareEvidence-based Health Care “ Evidence-based Health Care is the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of best evidence in making decisions about care of individual patients” David Sackett
  • 8. Evidence-based health careEvidence-based health care Problem solving approach using The best available evidence and Clinical judgement
  • 9. Evidence-based Health CareEvidence-based Health Care • doing the right thing • to the right patient • in the right way • at the right time • at the right cost • in the right place
  • 10. External DriversExternal Drivers • Ageing Population • New Technology/Materials • Changing Patterns of Disease • Consumerism
  • 11. Internal DriversInternal Drivers • New evidence is being found which can improve patient care • We do not automatically receive new evidence • Knowledge and performance deteriorate with time • Traditional continuing education does not improve performance • The evidence-based approach has been shown to keep practitioners up to date
  • 12. Make Sense of Evidence Act on Evidence Store good Evidence Discard Poor Evidence Stages inStages in Evidence-based DentistryEvidence-based Dentistry Search for Evidence Update Evidence Identify Clinical Problem
  • 13. “ The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible”. Bertrand Russell 1872–1970 in Marriage and Morals (1929) Ch.. 5
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  • 15. FocusingFocusing Clinical QuestionsClinical Questions How to ask an answerable question
  • 16. Why Focus your questions ?Why Focus your questions ? • Saves time • Shortens and improves searching • Reduces frustration
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  • 18. Focusing Clinical QuestionsFocusing Clinical Questions • Patient or problem • Intervention • Comparison Intervention • Outcomes
  • 19. Focusing Clinical QuestionsFocusing Clinical Questions Question Problem/patient Intervention Comparison Intervention Outcome
  • 20. Thank you For more details please visit