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Understanding Clinical Papers
     

Understanding Clinical Papers

by David Bowers, Allan House, David Owens
 

Emphasis on evidence-based medicine has required clinicians to implement and collate information from clinical journals as part of their everyday work, yet the content of journal articles is often hard to comprehend and the validity of results and conclusions difficult to determine. This title takes a fresh and original approach to teach its readers the basic

Overview

Emphasis on evidence-based medicine has required clinicians to implement and collate information from clinical journals as part of their everyday work, yet the content of journal articles is often hard to comprehend and the validity of results and conclusions difficult to determine. This title takes a fresh and original approach to teach its readers the basic skills needed to read and understand a clinical paper.

  • Everything explained from the ground up
  • Practical approach with illustrations used for every term
  • Follows sequence of a typical paper
  • Concentrates on most complex areas of a paper

Understanding Clinical Papers explains all you ever needed to know to comprehend completely all aspects of a typical clinical research paper. It is for everyone involved directly, or indirectly, in health care; an ultimate guide for those who read clinical literature.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"...this book is an excellent review of the components of a clinical paper and a worthwhile reference work." (Applied Clinical Trials, December 2001)

"I would recommend this publication to student nurses" (Primary Health Care, November 2001)

"clearly written utilizing real papers as examples" (Oncology, Vol.62, No.1, 2002)

"This friendly informal paperback book is a bargain at the price" (Quality in Health Care, December 2001)

"This is a most useful book which I would recommend in particular for students of all disciplines and practitioners involved in research activity." (Accident Emergency Nursing, January 2002)

"Any one of us reading clinical literature, preparing or reviewing material for publication would find this guide extremely useful and easy to read. I think that probably covers just about all of us!" (Pharmaceutical Physician, March 2002)

"...The results and concepts are explained simply and clearly..." (NeLH, 25 July 2002)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471489764
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.96(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

David Bowers, Allan House, David Owens, and Bridgette Bewick
Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, UK

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