Concise Guide to Evidence-Based Psychiatry

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American Psychiatric Pub, May 20, 2008 - Medical - 264 pages
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Concise Guide to Evidence-Based Psychiatry (EBP) is a must-have resource for informed decision-making in psychiatric practice today. This single, easy-to-use reference will enable practitioners to find answers to clinical questions, critically appraise articles, and apply the results of their findings to patients.

This practical handbook provides quick access to EBP theories, tools, and methods. Concise Guide to Evidence-Based Psychiatry is a one-stop reference for using the literature to improve patient outcomes. Features include: Practical -- Filled with how-to information, Concise Guide to Evidence-Based Psychiatry outlines the latest techniques for accessing, assessing, and interpreting the literature. Easy to use -- Includes many tables of essential websites for finding reliable information on the Internet, best-practice strategies for searching the medical literature.

Concise Guide to Evidence-Based Psychiatry fills an important role as the first EBP text for teaching residents, who are now required to develop such skills to meet the ACGME "practice-based learning and improvement" core competency. Special features for pedagogical use include suggestions for teaching EBP in residency programs, profuse examples from the psychiatric literature, and worksheets for the critical appraisal of clinical trials, diagnostic tests, epidemiologic studies, studies of prognosis, and more.

Whether for self-study or use in residency programs, Concise Guide to Evidence-Based Psychiatry is the best resource available to help practitioners apply current research findings to their work with patients.

 

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Gregory E. Gray, M.D., Ph.D., is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Director of the Center for Mental Health Research and Clinical Epidemiology at Charles R. Drew University in Los Angeles; Chief of Psychiatry at King/Drew Medical Center; Medical Director of the Augustus Hawkins Mental Health Center; and Vice Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at UCLA, in Los Angeles, California.

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