Not many patients would be happy to hear that there's a lag of about 17 years between when health scientists learn something of significance through rigorous research and when health practitioners change their patient care as a result, but that's what a now-famous study from the Institute of Medicine uncovered in 2001.
Intensive Care Physician and Assistant Professor, University of Calgary; Expert, EvidenceNetwork.ca
Daniel Niven is an expert advisor with EvidenceNetwork.ca, an Intensive Care Physician and Assistant Professor in the Departments of Critical Care Medicine and Community Health Sciences in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary.
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