Do you know the trick with the spoon and the champagne bottle? A spoon put into an opened champagne bottle is supposed to keep the champagne fresh and bubbly for longer. But is there any truth to this? And what does this have to do with evidence-based medicine?
In contrast to the situation in the United States or Canada, evidence-based medicine in Germany has always been more strongly promoted by the health care policy makers than by doctors. But it now plays an increasingly important role in the standard work of many medical professionals and in health care in Germany.