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Title Users' guides to the medical literature : a manual for evidence-based clinical practice / The Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group ; editors, Gordon Guyatt ... [and others]
Edition Second edition
Published New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, 2008


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Description 836 pages ; 23 cm + 4 quick reference cards (13 x 8 cm)
Contents How to use the medical literature and this book to improve your patient care -- The philosophy of evidence-based medicine -- What is the question? -- Finding the evidence -- Why study results mislead: bias and random error -- Therapy -- Does treatment lower risk? Understanding the results -- Confidence intervals -- Advanced topics in the validity of therapy trials -- Hypothesis testing -- Advanced topics in applying the results of therapy trials -- Harm -- Advanced topics in harm -- The process of diagnosis -- Differential diagnosis -- Diagnostic tests -- Advanced topics in diagnosis -- How to critically appraise an article about prognosis -- Summarizing the evidence -- Advanced topics in systematic reviews -- How to use a patient management recommendation -- Advanced topics in moving from evidence to action
Notes Quick reference cards in pocket inside back cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Evidence-based medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Clinical medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Author Guyatt, Gordon.
Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group.
LC no. 2007047778
ISBN 9780071590341 (paperback: alk. paper)
007159034X (paperback: alk. paper)
Other Titles A manual for evidence-based clinical practice