Evidence-Based Resource in Anaesthesia and Analgesia / Edition 2

Evidence-Based Resource in Anaesthesia and Analgesia / Edition 2

by Martin Tramer
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Evidence-Based Resource in Anaesthesia and Analgesia / Edition 2

This work discusses the methodology and available evidence from systematic reviews on the current best practice in anaesthesia and analgesia. The first edition is built upon in this thoroughly revised and updated text. Contributions are from acknowledged world authorities on systematic review in the specialty. The free access website continues to provide added detail on the literature.

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ISBN-13: 9780727917867
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/19/2003
Series: Evidence-Based Medicine Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.18(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents



Part I: Evidence-based medicine, randomised trials, andsystematic reviews.

1 Is evidence-based medicine still an option? Neville W.Goodman.

2 Why do we need large randomised trials in anaesthesia andanalgesia? Paul S. Myles.

3 Why do we need systematic reviews in anaesthesia andanalgesia? R. Andrew Moore.

Part II: Systematic reviews in anaesthesia andanalgesia.

4 Acute pain, Henry J. McQuay.

5 Peripheral treatment of postoperative pain, SteenMøiniche & Jørgen B. Dahl.

6 Epidural analgesia for labour and delivery, Stephen Halpern& Barbara Leighton.

7 Intravenous fluids for resuscitation, Peter T.-LChoi.

8 Postoperative nausea and vomiting, Martin R.Tramèr.

9 Propofol for anaesthesia and sedation, Bernhard Walder& Martin R. Tramèr.

10 Preventing central venous catheter related complications,Mehrengise K. Cooper & Adrienne G. Randolph.

Part III: Dissemination, implementation, and researchagenda.

11 The Cochrane Collaboration — what is it about? TomPedersen.

12 Cost effectiveness of anaesthesia and analgesia, Ceri J.Phillips.

13 From evidence to implementation, Anna Lee & TonyGin.

14 Postoperative epidural analgesia and outcome — aresearch agenda, Kathrine Holte & Henrik Kehlet.


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"a good overview of EBM for some important aspects of the specialty. The book is fairly easy to read and will be a useful tool for anaesthetists and any physician involved in postoperative care. " - British Journal of Anaesthesia

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