Principles of Scientific Literature Evaluation: Critiquing Clinical Drug Trials / Edition 2

Principles of Scientific Literature Evaluation: Critiquing Clinical Drug Trials / Edition 2

by Frank J. Ascione
     
 

Promotional Text: Principles of Scientific Literature Evaluation: Critiquing Clinical Drug Trials hinges on a structured, question-based approach to evaluating clinical drug trials, the major type of scientific study that practicing pharmacists review. Growing out of the author's 20 years of teaching the subject to PharmD students, the instructional method is well… See more details below

Overview

Promotional Text: Principles of Scientific Literature Evaluation: Critiquing Clinical Drug Trials hinges on a structured, question-based approach to evaluating clinical drug trials, the major type of scientific study that practicing pharmacists review. Growing out of the author's 20 years of teaching the subject to PharmD students, the instructional method is well established and effective. The book refines and expands upon the scientific literature evaluation section of Principles of Drug Information and Scientific Literature Evaluation (1994), a textbook coauthored by Frank J. Ascione, Carol Colvin Manifold, and Mary A. Parenti.
Key Features:
• 8 sharply focused chapters, organized by the typical sections of a published article, provide a basic overview of how to critique papers that describe drug studies
• 3 chapters cover special topics in scientific literature evaluation • Index

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582120089
Publisher:
APhA Publications
Publication date:
11/01/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1Evaluating the Scientific Literature1
2Abstract and Introduction24
3Methods: Patients and Research Setting44
4Methods: Use of Experimented Controls60
5Methods: Measurement of Results89
6Results: Protocol and Data Management Problems113
7Results: Presentation of Data125
8Results: Interpretation of Data153
9Discussion and Conclusions177
Index191

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >