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, Richard Gross
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323011691

ISBN-13: 9780323011693

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

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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:
9780323011693
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/14/2001
Pages:
225
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction and Prep School
Chapter 2: Sources of Evidence
Chapter 3: Treatments
Chapter 4: Diagnostic Testing
Chapter 5: RiskChapter 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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