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By Carl Heneghan

ISBN-10: 0727918419

ISBN-13: 9780727918413

This bestselling pocket consultant to the talents of evidence-based drugs succeeds in demystifying the terminology and tactics in a convenient and easy-to-follow layout, all in the house of a hundred pages. With a stronger format, this moment variation of Evidence-based medication Toolkit bargains extra up to date suggestions in addition to new sections on vital parts of study. New good points of this moment version include:A field for every significant database exhibiting easy methods to seek the proof, and highlighting the variations among them move charts for various research kinds New serious appraisal sections on qualitative examine and monetary overview extended record of EBM assets at the net.With those additional beneficial properties to make the activity more uncomplicated, the hot Toolkit is now an excellent higher significant other for all wellbeing and fitness care execs utilizing evidence-based technique of their examine and perform.

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Html Greenhalgh T. How to Read a Paper, 3rd edn. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2006. Guyatt GH, Sackett DL, Cook DJ, for the Evidence Based Medicine Working Group. Users’ Guides to the Medical Literature II: How to use an article about therapy or prevention A: Are the results of the study valid? J Am Med Assoc 1993;270(21):2598–601. Guyatt GH, Sackett DL, Cook DJ, for the Evidence Based Medicine Working Group.

4 Was the follow up complete and long enough? 5 Does the suggested causative link make sense? Are the results important? Adverse outcome Present (case) Exposure Positive (cohort) Negative (cohort) Absent (control) a b c d In a randomized controlled trial or cohort study: Relative risk = (a / [a + b]) (c / [c + d]) In a case–control study: Odds ratio = Can the results help you? 42 a×d b×c Can you calculate an NNH for your PEER? (See p. ) Appraising articles on harm/aetiology 43 Is the study valid?

Statistical significance As with other measures of efficacy, we would be concerned if the 95% CI around the results, whether relative risk or odds ratio, crossed the value of 1, meaning that there may be no effect (or the opposite). Further reading Levine M, Walter S, Lee H, Haines E, Holbrook A, Moyer V, for the Evidence Based Medicine Working Group. Users’ Guides to the Medical Literature IV: How to use an article about harm. J Am Med Assoc 1994;272(20): 1615–19. Sackett DL, Haynes RB, Guyatt GH, Tugwell P.

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