Decisions and Evidence in Medical Practice: Applying Evidence-Based Medicine to Clinical Decision Making / Edition 1

Decisions and Evidence in Medical Practice: Applying Evidence-Based Medicine to Clinical Decision Making / Edition 1

by Richard Gross
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0323011691

ISBN-13: 2900323011692

Pub. Date: 03/14/2001

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This new resource provides a comprehensive overview of evidence-based medicine and its relevance to clinical decision-making. Emphasizing the patient throughout, it covers the basic skills for finding, understanding, and judging medical evidence. The tools for using this evidence to make patient-centered clinical decisions are presented in a thorough and practical

Overview

This new resource provides a comprehensive overview of evidence-based medicine and its relevance to clinical decision-making. Emphasizing the patient throughout, it covers the basic skills for finding, understanding, and judging medical evidence. The tools for using this evidence to make patient-centered clinical decisions are presented in a thorough and practical manner, demystifying the all-important (but underused) process of decision analysis. It's an ideal textbook for students, as well as a timely resource for practicing physicians who want a real-world guide to this emerging discipline.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900323011692
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/14/2001
Edition description:
OP
Pages:
225

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction and Prep School

Chapter 2 Sources of Evidence

Chapter 3 Treatments

Chapter 4 Diagnostic Testing

Chapter 5 Risk

Chapter 6 Prognosis

Chapter 7 Evidence Overviews

Chapter 8 Guidelines and Pathways

Chapter 9 Decision Analysis

Chapter 10 Studies in Evidence-Based Decision Making

Appendix A Summary of Strategies

Therapy

Diagnosis

Risk

Prognosis

Overviews

Guidelines

Decision Analysis

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