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Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: Essentials

Edition/Year: Second
Softbound,  600 pages
ISBN#: 978-0-07159-038-9
Item#: OP740008
Authors: Gordon Guyatt MD, Drummond Rennie MD, Maureen Meade, Deborah Cook

Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: Essentials for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice, second edition

List Price: $44.95
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The essential companion to the landmark Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice.

Evidence-based medicine involves the careful interpretation of medical studies and its clinical application. And no resource helps you do it better-and faster-than Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: Essentials for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice. This streamlined reference distills the most clinically-relevant coverage from the parent Users' Guide into one highly-focused, portable resource. Praised for its clear explanations of detailed statistical and mathematical principles, Essentials concisely covers all the basic concepts in using evidence-based medicine-everything you need to deliver optimal patient care.

Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: Essentials is a perfect at-a-glance source for busy clinicians and students, helping you distinguish between solid medical evidence and poor medical evidence, tailor evidence-based medicine for each patient, and much more. Now in its second edition, this carry-along quick reference is more clinically relevant-and more essential-than ever!

  • Coverage of both basic and advanced issues in evidence-based medicine in patient care
  • Abundant real-world examples drawn from the medical literature are woven throughout and include important related principles and pitfalls in using clinical research in patient care decisions
  • Edited by 60 internationally recognized editors and contributors from around the globe
  • Also look for JAMAevidence.com, a new interactive database for the best practice of evidence-based medicine.

 

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