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Internet juggernaut Google has customized its search functions for images, blogs, podcasts, mail-order catalogs, maps, and, controversially, books and academic research. So why not evidence-based medicine?
That is what Dean Giustini, biomedical branch librarian at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) wants to know. "Doctors around the world spend a great deal of time talking about evidence," says Giustini. "But they can't find it."