ISSN 2409-7616

Poskrebysheva D.A., Ivanchuk О.V.


UDC 378:004


Poskrebysheva D.A.1 (Astrakhan, Russian Federation) –, Ivanchuk О.V.1 (Astrakhan, Russian Federation) –

1Astrakhan State Medical University

Abstract. Evidence-based medicine is an essential tool for making medical decisions, choosing diagnostic strategies, treatment and prevention strategies, and prescribing medications. It accumulates the results of randomized controlled trials and expert opinions of clinicians. he growing popularity of evidence-based medicine among researchers creates a certain contradiction with the practice of physicians (use of unreliable information sources to solve professional problems, insufficient skills of information retrieval and deterioration of current knowledge after training). The solution of this contradiction is realized through the training of medical students in the basics of evidence-based medicine, practicing physicians in the framework of advanced training courses. However, as shown by the results of studies by Russian and foreign authors, as well as the results of our conducting the fact-finding experiment, the level of knowledge and practical skills in the field of evidence-based medicine are insufficient. Therefore, the aim of our study was to develop methods for teaching the basics of evidence-based medicine and assess its effectiveness. To assess effectiveness, we used a questionnaire developed by a group of authors, Taylor R., Reeves B., Mears R., Kest J., Binns S., Ewings. and Khan K., as an instrument with moderate to high level of internal consistency, discriminative validity and control diagnostic materials developed specifically for this study. The control, experimental and quasi-experimental static groups participated in the experiment, which allowed us to talk about the reliability of the results obtained. Generalization of the results allowed us to speak about the improvement of knowledge and practical skills of future medical students after studying the basics of evidence-based medicine.

Keywords: evidence-based medicine, teaching medical students.


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For citation: Poskrebysheva D.A.,Ivanchuk О.V. Evidence-based medicine in the system of training future doctors. CITISE, 2023, no. 2, pp. 506-514. DOI: