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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,
Year Published 2011
OCLC Number 624405330
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
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  R723.7.A76 2011 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 11/05/2012
Collation xi, 137 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
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.