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Health Literacy in the

Evidence Based
Medicine Era

Dr. dr. Rizaldy Pinzon, MKes, SpS


FK UKDW/ RS Bethesda Yogyakarta

The changing world

Patients knows more

The doctors should always update

The increasing complains and law suit

The era of Evidence Based


Medicine

Doctors should use current research for making


clinical decision in individual patients

The combination between clinical skills, current


knowledge, and patient values

The tips for clinicians

Be always update

Know the current knowledge

Use good literature sources (www.pubmed.com)

Be a good communicator