'Evidence-Based Medicine Guidelines' fills the demand for a handbook discussing the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of diseases and conditions encountered by health care professionals. The title was first published in Finland by the Finnish Medical Society, where it is now considered to be the single most importantsupport tool for the physicians' decision making in their daily work. This book - provides physicians with fast and easy access to practice guidelines based on the best available research evidence; covers practically all medical conditions encountered in general practice. Developed by over 300 experienced general practioners and specialists worldwide, it includes both diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines, and recommendations on diagnostic tests and drug dosage. With over 1000 problem-orientated or disease-specific guidelines including reference to evidence summaries for all guidelines, this title is the most extensive collection of guidelines for primary care today.