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How to read a paper : the basics of evidence-based medicine

Author: Trisha Greenhalgh
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Trisha Greenhalgh provides the basics of evidence based medicine: how to find a medical research paper, assess it for its scientific validity, and where relevant, put the findings into practice.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Trisha Greenhalgh
ISBN: 9781444334364 1444334360
OCLC Number: 477052204
Description: xvii, 238 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Why read papers at all? --
Searching the literature --
Getting your bearings : what is this paper about? --
Assessing methodological quality --
Statistics for the non-statistician --
Papers that report trials of drug treatments and other simple interventions --
Papers that report trials of complex interventions --
Papers that report diagnostic or screening tests --
Papers that summarise other papers (systematic reviews and meta-analyses) --
Papers that tell you what to do (guidelines) --
Papers that tell you what things cost (economic analyses) --
Papers that go beyond numbers (qualitative research) --
Papers that report questionnaire research --
Papers that report quality improvement case studies --
Getting evidence into practice.
Responsibility: Trisha Greenhalgh.
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A book that health professionals turn to for a full and clear explanation of the principles of evidence-based medicine. It provides descriptions of clinical research papers and explains how to  Read more...

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