Evidence-Based Health Care and Public Health

How to Make Decisions About Health Services and Public Health


  • Muir Gray, Kt, CBE, DSc, MD, Director, National Knowledge Service, NHS; NHS Chief Knowledge Officer; Professor of Knowledge Management, Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford; Director, Better Value Healthcare Ltd, UK

A guide to evidence-based decision making for healthcare, medical and nurse managers.
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Book information

  • Published: November 2008
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-10123-6

Table of Contents

Prologue: The globalisation of healthcare problems and their solutions. Evidence-Based healthcare. Doing the right things right. Making decisions about health services. Searching for evidence. Appraising the quality of research. Assessing the outcomes found. The evidence-based organisation. Evidence-based public health. Developing the evidence management skills of individuals. The evidence-based consultation. Epilogue: Evidence-based healthcare in the post-modern era.