Systematic evaluation of scientific research for clinical relevance and control of bias to improve clinical decision making

Brad J. White Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506.

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Robert L. Larson Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506.

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Address correspondence to Dr. Larson (rlarson@vt.k-state.edu).
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