Evidence-based Practice: A Primer for Health Care Professionals
A comprehensive guide to all main strands of evidence-based health care, this book explains how to find, evaluate, and implement evidence for use in clinical practice. While it focuses on health professionals in the primary care field, it uses case examples from a variety of professional contexts.
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Introduction to critical appraisal
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