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is a CMAJ Associate Editor and a professor of primary care in Northern Ireland, UK

 

Health care has three components, according to (University of Missouri) who gave the opening keynote address at . They are: to relieve suffering, to prevent future illness and to prolong life. Most of his career focused on prevention through his work with the US Preventive Services Task Force which was at the cutting edge of using science to inform clinical decisions. His involvement came during period of evolution from traditional consensus guidelines developed by experts to creating of evidence based guidelines based on formal evaluation of the literature. Difficulties arose when the evidence didn’t fit with established clinical practice ...continue reading