Editor Vassyl A. Lonchyna
Critical thinking and following evidence-based medicine (EBM) are of paramount importance in the daily care of critically ill surgical patients. While clinical experience is invaluable, one must also be of the mindset that we have to strive to always improve our clinical thinking, reasoning, and actions. What is gospel today may be heretical tomorrow. This can only happen by the use of appropriate data and studies that give evidence to the conclusions reached.