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Evidence-based medicine : how to practice and teach it.

Author: Sharon E Straus
Publisher: Edinburgh : Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book   Computer File : English : 4th ed.View all editions and formats
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Constitutes a traditional way of presenting ideas about EBM. It explains how to ask answerable clinical questions, translate them into effective searches for the best evidence, critically appraise that evidence for its validity and importance, integrate it with patients' values and preferences, assess the practice of EBM. Additional materials, including resources for practicing EBM can be downloaded to PDAs, contain  Read more...
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Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon E Straus
ISBN: 9780702031274 0702031275
OCLC Number: 697775433
Notes: Previous ed.: Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 2005.
CD-ROM and cards in pockets attached to inside front and back covers.
Description: xvii, 293 p. : ill. ; 19 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (3 1/4 in.) + 7 cards (10 x 17 cm.)
Details: Accompanying disc system requirements: IBM compatible PC; 1.6 GHz or faster CPU; 1 GB RAM ; Windows XP or later.; Accompanying disc system requirements: Macintosh; Apple G4 1.25 GHz or faster CPU; 1 GB RAM; OS 10.1 or later.
Contents: Asking answerable clinical questions --
Acquiring the evidence: how to find current best evidence and have current best evidence find us --
Appraising the evidence --
Therapy --
Diagnosis and screening --
Prognosis --
Harm --
Evaluation --
Teaching EBM.

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Provides an explanation of the central questions: how to ask answerable clinical questions; how to translate them into effective searches for the best evidence; how to critically appraise that  Read more...

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