Evidence-Based Practice

2nd Edition

A Primer for Health Care Professionals

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  • Print ISBN 9780443072994

Table of Contents

1. Evidence -based practice.

2. Formulating a question.

3. Finding the evidence: an information skills approach.

4. Introduction to critical appraisal.

5. Randomised controlled trials.

6. Studies assessing diagnostic tests.

7. Case series and reports.

8. Case control studies.

9. Systematic review.

10. Economic evaluation.

11. Qualitative research.

12. Critical appraisal of clinical guidelines.

13. Is this test effective?

14. Is this therapy effective?

15. Is the intervention cost-effective?

16. Context specificity: how was the study performed?

17. Introducing change.

18. Evaluating change.

19. Teaching evidence-based health care.

20. Defeating unknowingness.

Index

Details

No. of pages:
272
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443072994

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