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Critical appraisal from papers to patient : a practical guide

By: Bootland, Duncan [author.]Contributor(s): Coughlan, Evan [author.] | Galloway, Robert [author.] | Goubet, Stephanie [author.] | McWhirter, Emily [author.]Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2016Description: xii, 201 pages ; 24cmContent type: still image | text | Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781482230451 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Medical care -- Research -- Evaluation | Statistics | Evidence-based medicineGenre/Form: Examination Questions | Examination QuestionAdditional physical formats: Online version: Critical appraisal from papers to patientDDC classification: 616 LOC classification: R723.7NLM classification: WB 18.2Other classification: WB18.2
Contents:
Types of papers and grades of evidence -- An approach to appraising papers -- Types of data and moving from samples to populations -- P values, confidence intervals, and types of error -- Basic probability -- Observational papers (case series, case control, cohort, cross sectional, ecological) -- Qualitative papers -- Therapeutic papers -- Diagnostic papers and screening papers -- Prognostic papers -- Economic assessment papers -- Meta-analysis -- Writing a clinical topic review -- Running a journal club -- Creating a "best available" evidence based clinical environment -- An approach to critical appraisal exams -- Practice papers.
Review: "This book is written by clinicians, for clinicians. It takes the reader step by step through the process so that any journal article can be easily read, evidence evaluated and the results - and their reliability - truly understood. By integrating this with knowledge of local skills and resources and patient preference, the reader will be able to apply the best possible care that his or her patients deserve." -- Publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references.

Types of papers and grades of evidence -- An approach to appraising papers -- Types of data and moving from samples to populations -- P values, confidence intervals, and types of error -- Basic probability -- Observational papers (case series, case control, cohort, cross sectional, ecological) -- Qualitative papers -- Therapeutic papers -- Diagnostic papers and screening papers -- Prognostic papers -- Economic assessment papers -- Meta-analysis -- Writing a clinical topic review -- Running a journal club -- Creating a "best available" evidence based clinical environment -- An approach to critical appraisal exams -- Practice papers.

"This book is written by clinicians, for clinicians. It takes the reader step by step through the process so that any journal article can be easily read, evidence evaluated and the results - and their reliability - truly understood. By integrating this with knowledge of local skills and resources and patient preference, the reader will be able to apply the best possible care that his or her patients deserve." -- Publisher.

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