Evidence-Based Health Care and Public Health

3rd Edition

How to Make Decisions About Health Services and Public Health

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Key Features

  • New edition of a highly praised and successful book in one of the hottest areas of medicine.
  • Covers the vital areas for healthcare managers - finding and appraising evidence and developing the capacity of individuals and organisations to use evidence.
  • Pressure on healthcare services is growing - this book will be indispensable for managers making difficult decisions about the allocation of scarce resources.
  • Exceptionally well written - highly praised by the Journal of the American Medical Association and the British Medical Journal.

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.

Details

No. of pages:
448
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Electronic ISBN:
9780702050763
Print ISBN:
9780443101236

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