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Users' guides to the medical literature : A manual for evidence-based clinical practice

Contributor(s): Guyatt, Gordon [editor.] | Rennie, Drummond [editor.] | Meade, Maureen [editor.] | Cook, Deborah, 1960- [editor.] | American Medical Association. JAMA & archivesSeries: JAMAevidencePublisher: New York McGraw-Hill Education Medical, 2015Edition: 3Description: xxv, 697 p. ; 23 cmContent type: text | Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780071790710 (paperback : alk. paper); 0071790713 (paperback : alk. paper)Other title: Manual for evidence-based clinical practiceSubject(s): Evidence-based medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Clinical medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Decision makingGenre/Form: Resource GuidesDDC classification: 610 LOC classification: R723.7NLM classification: WB 39
Contents:
The Foundations -- 1.How to Use the Medical Literature---and This Book---to Improve Your Patient Care -- 2.What Is Evidence-Based Medicine? -- 3.Evidence-Based Medicine and the Theory of Knowledge -- 4.What Is the Question? -- 5.Finding Current Best Evidence -- 6.Why Study Results Mislead: Bias and Random Error -- Therapy -- 7.Therapy (Randomized Trials) -- 8.How to Use a Noninferiority Trial -- 9.Does Treatment Lower Risk? Understanding the Results -- 10.Confidence Intervals: Was the Single Study or Meta-analysis Large Enough? -- 11.Advanced Topics in the Risk of Bias of Therapy Trials -- 11.1.An Illustration of Bias and Random Error -- 11.2.Surprising Results of Randomized Trials -- 11.3.Randomized Trials Stopped Early for Benefit -- 11.4.The Principle of Intention to Treat and Ambiguous Dropouts -- 11.5.N-of-1 Randomized Clinical Trials -- 11.6.Clinical Decision Support Systems -- 11.7.How to Use an Article About Quality Improvement --
Contents note continued: 12.Advanced Topics in the Results of Therapy Trials -- 12.1.Hypothesis Testing -- 12.2.Understanding the Results: More About Odds Ratios -- 12.3.What Determines the Width of the Confidence Interval? -- 12.4.Composite End Points -- 12.5.Measuring Patients' Experience -- 13.Advanced Topics in Applying the Results of Therapy Trials -- 13.1.Applying Results to Individual Patients -- 13.2.Numbers Needed to Treat -- 13.3.Misleading Presentations of Clinical Trial Results -- 13.4.Surrogate Outcomes -- 13.5.Qualitative Research -- Harm (Observational Studies) -- 14.Harm (Observational Studies) -- 15.Advanced Topics in Harm -- 15.1.Correlation and Regression -- Diagnosis -- 16.The Process of Diagnosis -- 17.Differential Diagnosis -- 18.Diagnostic Tests -- 19.Advanced Topics in Diagnosis -- 19.1.Spectrum Bias -- 19.2.Examples of Likelihood Ratios -- 19.3.Measuring Agreement Beyond Chance -- 19.4.Clinical Prediction Rules -- Prognosis -- 20.Prognosis --
Contents note continued: 21.Advanced Topics in Prognosis -- 21.1.How to Use an Article About Genetic Association -- Summarizing the Evidence -- 22.The Process of a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis -- 23.Understanding and Applying the Results of a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis -- 24.Network Meta-analysis -- 25.Advanced Topics in Systematic Reviews -- 25.1.Fixed-Effects and Random-Effects Models -- 25.2.How to Use a Subgroup Analysis -- Moving From Evidence to Action -- 26.How to Use a Patient Management Recommendation: Clinical Practice Guidelines and Decision Analyses -- 27.Decision Making and the Patient -- 28.Advanced Topics in Moving From Evidence to Action -- 28.1.Assessing the Strength of Recommendations: The GRADE Approach -- 28.2.Economic Analysis -- 28.3.Recommendations About Screening -- 28.4.Understanding Class Effects -- 28.5.Evidence-Based Practitioners and Evidence-Based Care -- 29.Teachers' Guides to the Users' Guides.
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Preceded by: Users' guides to the medical literature / the Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group ; editors, Gordon Guyatt ... [et al.]. 2nd ed. 2008.

"JAMA & Archives Journals."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Foundations -- 1.How to Use the Medical Literature---and This Book---to Improve Your Patient Care -- 2.What Is Evidence-Based Medicine? -- 3.Evidence-Based Medicine and the Theory of Knowledge -- 4.What Is the Question? -- 5.Finding Current Best Evidence -- 6.Why Study Results Mislead: Bias and Random Error -- Therapy -- 7.Therapy (Randomized Trials) -- 8.How to Use a Noninferiority Trial -- 9.Does Treatment Lower Risk? Understanding the Results -- 10.Confidence Intervals: Was the Single Study or Meta-analysis Large Enough? -- 11.Advanced Topics in the Risk of Bias of Therapy Trials -- 11.1.An Illustration of Bias and Random Error -- 11.2.Surprising Results of Randomized Trials -- 11.3.Randomized Trials Stopped Early for Benefit -- 11.4.The Principle of Intention to Treat and Ambiguous Dropouts -- 11.5.N-of-1 Randomized Clinical Trials -- 11.6.Clinical Decision Support Systems -- 11.7.How to Use an Article About Quality Improvement --

Contents note continued: 12.Advanced Topics in the Results of Therapy Trials -- 12.1.Hypothesis Testing -- 12.2.Understanding the Results: More About Odds Ratios -- 12.3.What Determines the Width of the Confidence Interval? -- 12.4.Composite End Points -- 12.5.Measuring Patients' Experience -- 13.Advanced Topics in Applying the Results of Therapy Trials -- 13.1.Applying Results to Individual Patients -- 13.2.Numbers Needed to Treat -- 13.3.Misleading Presentations of Clinical Trial Results -- 13.4.Surrogate Outcomes -- 13.5.Qualitative Research -- Harm (Observational Studies) -- 14.Harm (Observational Studies) -- 15.Advanced Topics in Harm -- 15.1.Correlation and Regression -- Diagnosis -- 16.The Process of Diagnosis -- 17.Differential Diagnosis -- 18.Diagnostic Tests -- 19.Advanced Topics in Diagnosis -- 19.1.Spectrum Bias -- 19.2.Examples of Likelihood Ratios -- 19.3.Measuring Agreement Beyond Chance -- 19.4.Clinical Prediction Rules -- Prognosis -- 20.Prognosis --

Contents note continued: 21.Advanced Topics in Prognosis -- 21.1.How to Use an Article About Genetic Association -- Summarizing the Evidence -- 22.The Process of a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis -- 23.Understanding and Applying the Results of a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis -- 24.Network Meta-analysis -- 25.Advanced Topics in Systematic Reviews -- 25.1.Fixed-Effects and Random-Effects Models -- 25.2.How to Use a Subgroup Analysis -- Moving From Evidence to Action -- 26.How to Use a Patient Management Recommendation: Clinical Practice Guidelines and Decision Analyses -- 27.Decision Making and the Patient -- 28.Advanced Topics in Moving From Evidence to Action -- 28.1.Assessing the Strength of Recommendations: The GRADE Approach -- 28.2.Economic Analysis -- 28.3.Recommendations About Screening -- 28.4.Understanding Class Effects -- 28.5.Evidence-Based Practitioners and Evidence-Based Care -- 29.Teachers' Guides to the Users' Guides.

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