Avoid giving only clinical examples, instead base your argument in philosophy, validated by research evidence. (suggested word count 200 words) Paragraph three Background: Influence of medical values on legitimacy of healthcare Outline how medical values influence what healthcare knowledge is considered legitimate in Australia. Define instrumental clinical reasoning (science of healthcare). Explain why instrumental reasoning is often more heavily valued by medical practitioners (e.g. do they hold an ontological view of reductionism?). Clarify this through a specific example explaining how medical practitioners define and value clinical evidence such as EBM. E.g. If medical practitioners value treating a diagnosed disease state with medical interventions that been demonstrated to work A​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​ustralian College of Natural Medicine Pty Ltd trading as Endeavour College of Natural Health