Evidence-Based Healthcare: How to Make Health Policy and Management Decisions / Edition 2

Evidence-Based Healthcare: How to Make Health Policy and Management Decisions / Edition 2

by Muir Gray
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443062889

ISBN-13: 9780443062889

Pub. Date: 09/21/2001

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The evidence-based medicine movement has been one of the most important influences on medicine in the latter half of the 1990s. This textbook on evidence-based decision-making—basing clinical decisions on the best available evidence from systematic research—is ideal for healthcare, medical, and nurse managers. It explains how evidence-based decision

Overview

The evidence-based medicine movement has been one of the most important influences on medicine in the latter half of the 1990s. This textbook on evidence-based decision-making—basing clinical decisions on the best available evidence from systematic research—is ideal for healthcare, medical, and nurse managers. It explains how evidence-based decision making can be applied to health policy and management decisions about groups of patients and populations, rather than decisions about the treatment of individuals. Its first edition was well reviewed and highly successful, and this new edition builds upon the success of the first.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443062889
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
09/21/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.86(d)

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 healthcare 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. APPENDICES: Finding the Evidence. Filtering. Appraising. Storing. Implementing

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