Kirstin Borgerson

Assistant Professor

Cross-Appointed with Gender and Women's Studies Programme

Email: kirstin.borgerson@dal.ca

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  • Evidence-Based Alternative Medicine? 

    Borgerson, Kirstin. 2005. "Evidence-Based Alternative Medicine?." Perspectives in Biology & Medicine 48(4): 502-515. Copyright © 2005 The Johns Hopkins University Press. This article first appeared in Perspectives in Biology & Medicine 48(4), Autumn 2005, pages 502-515.
    Focuses on the controversy over the validity of evidence-based medicine (EBM). Proposal for a hierarchy of evidence according to which randomized controlled trials (RCT) and meta-analyses of RCT provide the most reliable ...
  • VALUING EVIDENCE: bias and the evidence hierarchy of evidence-based medicine 

    Borgerson, Kirstin. 2009. "VALUING EVIDENCE: bias and the evidence hierarchy of evidence-based medicine." Perspectives in Biology & Medicine 52(2): 218-233. Copyright © 2009 The Johns Hopkins University Press. This article first appeared in Perspectives in Biology & Medicine 52(2), Spring 2009, pages 218-233.
    No abstract available.
  • The Nature of Evidence in Evidence-Based Medicine 

    Goldenberg, Maya J., Kirstin Borgerson, and Robyn Bluhm. 2009. "The Nature of Evidence in Evidence-Based Medicine." Perspectives in Biology & Medicine 52(2): 164-167. Copyright © 2009 The Johns Hopkins University Press. This article first appeared in Perspectives in Biology & Medicine 52(2): Spring 2009, pages 164-167.
    The article focuses on the examination of evidence-based medicine (EBM) in medicine. EBM's contribution in the clinical practice has long been used in the development of institutional and professional guidelines in ...