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Why won’t it work?
One of the great frustrations of trying to practise in an evidence-based way is the simple idea of ask, acquire, appraise and apply often feels like it comes unstuck at ‘acquire’. We can finesse the structured clinical question all we want, and we can understand the intricacies of network meta-analysis, and have a stakeholder grid all ready to go when we know what intervention to implement … …
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