Evidence-based medicine: a framework for clinical practice

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Appleton & Lange, 1998 - Medical - 263 pages
Section 1. Medical Decision-Making Techniques. 1. Refining Probability: An Introduction to the Use of Diagnosis Tests. 2. Decision Tests. 3. Treatment and Testing Thresholds. 4. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. Section 2. Accessing Medical Information. 5. Searching MEDLINE. 6. Searching the Internet. 7. Keeping up with the Medical Literature. Section 3. Assessing the Validity of Medical Information. 8. Guide for Assessing the Validity of a Study. 9. Application of the Study Guide. 9.1 Guide Applied to a Study of a Diagnosis Test. 9.2 Guide Applied to a Study of an Intervention. 9.3 Guide Applied to a Study of Prognosis. 10. Evaluating Integrative Literature.

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