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

By: Greenhalgh, TrishaPublication details: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. Edition: 4Description: xvii, 238 p. : ill. ; 22 cmISBN: 9781444334364; 1444334360Subject(s): Medical literature -- Evaluation | Medicine -- Research -- Evaluation | Evidence-based medicineDDC classification: 610.72 LOC classification: R118.6 | .G74 2010NLM classification: WB 102.5
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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

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