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

Author: Trisha Greenhalgh
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : BMJ Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats

New edition of a bestselling title A must-have text for health professionals and students worldwide New introductory material placing evidence-based medicine in its social/historical context  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Trisha Greenhalgh
ISBN: 9781405139762 1405139765
OCLC Number: 300315029
Description: xv, 229 pages : illustrations ; 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 drug trials --
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 (surveys) --
Getting evidence into practic.
Responsibility: Trisha Greenhalgh.


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