Evidence-Based Medicine

How to Practice and Teach It

By

  • Sharon Straus, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary and University of Toronto
  • Paul Glasziou, MB BS, PhD, FRACGP , Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine
  • W. Scott Richardson, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, South Texas Veterans Health Care Systems and University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, TX
  • R. Brian Haynes, MD, Attending Physician, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation, Hamiton, Ontario; Chief, Health Information Research Unit, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada

Audience

Hospital-based doctors, general practitioners/primary care physicians/family doctors

Students of epidemiology, medical statistics and public health

 

Book information

  • Published: December 2010
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-3127-4


Table of Contents

Asking answerable clinical questions   

Acquiring the evidence: How to find current best evidence and have current best evidence find us

Appraising the evidence

Therapy

Diagnosis and screening

Prognosis 

Harm

Evaluation 

Teaching EBM

Appendix: Glossary  

Index  

Ready reference cards