Understanding Medical Information: A User's Guide to Informatics and Decision-Making
This fascinating book offers the perfect vantage point for evaluating and exploring the rapidly growing, complex body of information that makes up modern medicine. Offers tools, techniques, and evidence-based perspectives for locating and considering medical information.
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The Nature of Medical Reasoning and the Limits
The Realms of Medical Research
The QualitativeQuantitative Continuum
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