Volume 2007, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • EISSN: 2227-0426


Knowledge is the corner stone of teaching, and this is built upon by reading. The word “doctor” in Latin means, “to teach”. Hence reading comes with the difficulty of selecting the appropriate material. What to read and how to read? There are more than 65,000 medical articles published each day, and it is impossible to keep up-to-date by reading them all (which could take 40 years). So, one needs to be highly selective in reading by applying the first rule in evidence-based medicine; PICO (Population, Intervention, Comparability and Outcome of the study)


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  • Article Type: Review Article
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