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Title The advanced handbook of methods in evidence based healthcare / edited by Andrew Stevens ... [and others]
Published London : SAGE, 2001


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  362.1068 Ste/Aho  AVAILABLE
Description xxx, 507 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Introduction -- Methods in Evidence Based Healthcare and Health Technology Assessment - An Overview -- Part One: Clinical Trials -- Introduction - Richard J Lilford and Andrew Stevens -- Ethical Issues in the Design and Conduct of Randomized Controlled Trials - Richard J Lilford, Sarah Edwards, David Braunholtz, Jennifer Jackson, Jim Thornton and Jenny Hewison -- Ethics of Clinical Trials - Richard E Ashcroft -- Social, Cultural and Economic Factors -- Factors That Limit the Number, Progress and Quality of Randomized Controlled Trials - Sue Ross, Carl Counsell, William J Gillespie, Adrian Grant, Robin Prescrott, Ian Russell, Iain Colthart, Sandra Kiauka, Daphne Russell and Sue Shepard -- A Systematic Review -- Results of Clinical Trials and Systematic Reviews - Dianne O'Connell, Paul P Glasziou, Suzanne Hill, Jasminka Sarunac, Julia Lowe and David Henry -- To Whom Do They Apply? -- The Placebo Effect - Rosemary Crow, Heather Gage, Sarah E Hampson, Jo Hart, Alan C Kimber and Hilary Thomas -- Methodological Process and Implications of a Structured Review -- Part Two: Observational And Qualitative Methods -- Introduction - Ray Fitzpatrick -- Randomized and Non-Randomized Studies - Colin Sanderson, Martin McKee, Annie Britton, Nicholas Black, Klim McPherson and Chris Bain -- Threats to Internal and External Validity -- A Review of Observational, Quasi-Experimental and Randomized Study Designs for the Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Healthcare Interventions - Barnaby Reeves, Rachel MacLehose, Ian Harvey, Trevor Sheldon, Ian Russell and Andrew McLaren Spiers Black -- The Potential Use of Routine Data Sets in Health Technology Assessment - James Raftery, Andrew Stevens and Paul Roderick -- Using Routine Data to Complement and Enhance the Results of Randomized Controlled Trials - James Lewsey, Gordon Murray, Alastair H Leyland and Andrew Boddy -- Qualitative Methods in Health Technology Assessment - Elizabeth Murphy and Robert Dingwall -- Part Three: Measurement Of Benefit And Cost -- Introduction - John Brazier -- Criteria for Assessing Patient-Based Outcome Measures for Use in Clinical Trials - Ray Fitzpatrick, Claire Davey, Martin Buxton and David Jones -- The Use of Health Status Measures in Economic Evaluation - John Brazier, Mark Deverill and Colin Green -- Collecting Resource Use Data for Costing in Clinical Trials - Katharine Johnstone, Martin Buxton, David Jones and Ray Fitzpatrick -- Eliciting Time Preferences for Health - John Cairns and Marjon van der Pol -- The Conduct and Design of Questionnaire Surveys in Healthcare Research - Elaine McColl, Ann Jacoby, Lois Thomas, Jennifer Soutter, Claire Bamford, Nick Steen, Roger Thomas, Emma Harvey, Andrew Garratt and John Bond -- Part Four: Analytical Methods -- Introduction - Keith R Abrams -- Bayesian Methods - David Spiegelhalter, Jonathan Myles, David Jones and Keith Abrams -- Methods for Evaluating Organization or Area-Based Health Interventions - Martin Gulliford, Obioha C Ukoummunne, Susan Chinn, Jonathan Sterne, Peter Burney and Allan Donner -- Handling Uncertainty in Economic Evaluation - Andrew Briggs and Alastair Gray -- A Review of the Use of the Main Quality of Life Measures, and Sample Size Determination for Quality of Life Measures, Particularly in Cancer Trials - Michael Campbell, Steven A Julious, Sarah Walker, Steve George and David Machin -- Simultaneous Assessment of Quality of Life and Survival Data - Lucinda Billingham, Keith Abrams and David Jones -- Part Five: Consensus, Reviews And Meta-Analysis -- Introduction - Andrew Stevens and Keith R Abrams -- Publication and Related Biases - Fuijan Song, Alison Eastwood, Simon Gilbody, Lelia Buley and Alex Sutton -- Meta-Analysis in Health Technology Assessment - Alexander Sutton, David Jones, Keith Abrams, Trevor Sheldon and Fujian Song -- Assessing the Quality of Reports of Randomized Trials Included in Meta-Analyses - David Moher, Terry Klassen, Alison Jones Ba'Pham, Deborah Cook, Alejandro Jada, Peter Tugwell and Michael Moher -- Attitudes, Practice, Evidence and Guides -- Consensus Development Methods, and Their Use in Creating Clinical Guidelines - Nick Black, Maggie Murphy, Donna Lamping, Martin McKee, Colin Sanderson, Janet Askham and Theresa Marteau -- Part Six: Identifying And Filling Gaps In The Evidence -- Introduction - Andrew Stevens -- Identifying New Health Care Technologies - Glenn Robert, Andrew Stevens and John Gabbay -- Timing of Assessment of Fast-Changing Health Technologies - Graham Mowatt, Adrian Grant, D Jane Bower, John A Brebner, John Cairns and Lorna McKee -- Preliminary Economic Evaluation of Health Technologies - Gareth Harper, Joy Townsend and Martin Buxton
Summary This text provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art review of the available methods of health care evaluation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Available electronically via WWW
Print version record
Subject Evidence-based medicine -- Great Britain -- Evaluation.
Evidence-based medicine -- Great Britain.
Medical care -- Great Britain -- Evaluation -- Methodology.
Medical care -- Great Britain -- Evaluation.
Medical innovations -- Great Britain -- Evaluation -- Methodology.
Medical technology -- Great Britain -- Evaluation -- Methodology.
Evidence-Based Medicine -- methods.
Biomedical Technology.
Delivery of Health Care.
Medical Laboratory Science.
Technology, Medical
Delivery of Health Care.
Evidence-Based Medicine -- methods.
Medical Laboratory Science.
United Kingdom.
United Kingdom.
Author Stevens, Andrew, Dr.
LC no. 2001271642
ISBN 0761961445
Other Titles Methods in evidence based healthcare