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|Main Title||Translational research and clinical practice : basic tools for medical decision making and self-learning /|
|Author||Aronoff, Stephen C.|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press,|
|ISBN||9780199746446 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0199746443 (pbk. : alk. paper)|
|Subjects||Evidence-based medicine ; Medicine--Decision making ; Clinical trials ; Evidence-Based Practice--methods ; Decision Making ; Decision Support Techniques ; Diagnosis ; Translational Medical Research--methods|
|Collation||xi, 137 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Developing a clinical question and searching the medical literature -- The anatomy of a clinical study -- Designs of clinical studies -- Lies, more lies, and statistics -- Answering a question regarding the treatment of a disease -- Answering a question regarding the utility of a diagnostic test -- Answering a question regarding prognosis and risk factors -- Answering a question using a clinical prediction rule -- Answering a question about etiology or differential diagnosis -- Using medical evidence to answer a question regarding clinical presentation -- Using meta-analyses to answer a question of diagnosis and therapy -- Answering a question regarding causation -- Clinical guidelines : prepackaged medical decisions -- Putting it all together -- Developing a plan for lifelong education -- Teaching medical decision making.