Studying A Study and Testing a Test: Reading Evidence-based Health Research (6th ed.)

Title

Studying A Study and Testing a Test: Reading Evidence-based Health Research (6th ed.)

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Description

Evidence-based information plays a critical role in clinical practice decisions. Secondary sources are often unreliable; it’s up to the student, then, to critically assess peer-reviewed research literature. Using a highly structured yet accessible method, this best-selling text teaches students to critically analyze research from primary sources.

Step-by-step approach– learn to recognize a meaningful study, clues to potential study flaws, and ways to apply solid evidence in clinical practice

Simple 6-point framework– learn to evaluate studies in terms of the author’s trademark mnemonic device, M.A.A.R.I.E. (Methods, Assignment, Assessment, Results, Interpretation and Extrapolation) Unique Learning Aids - question checklists, real-world scenarious, flaw-catching exercises and more help to make complex concepts easy to grasp

ISBN

9780781774260

Publication Date

2013

Publisher

Wolters Kluwer

City

Philadelphia, PA

Keywords

Biometry; Epidemiologic Methods; Evidence-Based Medicine -- methods

Disciplines

Epidemiology