Evidence-Based Practice

2nd Edition

A Primer for Health Care Professionals

Author:

  • Martin Dawes
    • 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

    About the author

    Martin Dawes

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Lecturer in Primary Care, University of Oxford, UK