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Users' guides to the medical literature : a manual for evidence-based clinical practice /
The Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group ; edited by Gordon Guyatt, Drummond Rennie.
imprint
Chicago, IL : AMA Press, c2002.
description
xxiii, 766 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. + 1 computer optical disc (3 1/8 in.)
ISBN
1579471749
format(s)
Book
Holdings
More Details
imprint
Chicago, IL : AMA Press, c2002.
isbn
1579471749
general note
"JAMA & archives journals"
"This book grew out of a series of 25 articles published in JAMA between 1993 and 2000"--P. xiii.
4 quick reference cards (13 x 8 cm.) in pocket.
catalogue key
4584656
technical details
CD is fully hyperlinked for PC, read-only for Mac.
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
Summaries
Unpaid Annotation
The User's Guides help you use the medical literature quickly and efficiently. Part One provides a basic approach to the problems you face in determining optimal therapy, diagnosing, predicting prognosis, and deciding how to protect from potentially harmful exposures. Part Two provides many useful cases, and further improves your clinical skills for a thorough grounding in the use of evidence to determine optimal diagnosis treatment and prognosis. A free CD-ROM is included that contains all the content of the book, is hyper-linked and includes searchable text and graphics.
Unpaid Annotation
Part one provides a basic approach to the problems you face in determining optimal therapy, diagnosing, predicting prognosis, and deciding how to protect from potentially harmful exposures. Part two provides many useful cases, and further improves your clinical skills for a thorough grounding in the use of evidence to determine optimal diagnosis treatment and prognosis. With your purchase of the "Users' Guides, you also get a free trial subscription to the "Users' Guides Interactive Web site at www.userguides.org. This Web site includes the full text of "Users' Guides, alternative browsing paths, references that are hyperlinked to NLM PubMed entries, collections of tips and reminders, interactive worksheets, and additional case scenarios. Both the "Manual and "Essentials include a free CD-ROM that contains all the content found in the manual. This sophisticated CD is fully hyperlinked and includes searchable text and graphics; supports electronic outlining, content filtering and full-text searching; and lists alternative content organizations. The "Users' Guides are edited by Drs. Gordon Guyatt and Drummond Rennie, with contributions from more than 50 of the most renowned evidence-based educators and practitioners in the world. The "Users' Guides are published by AMA Press in conjunction with the editors of "JAMA.
Table of Contents
Foreword
Preface
Contributors
How to Use This Book
The Basics: Using the Medical Literature
Introduction: The Philosophy of Evidence-Based Medicinep. 3
Therapy and Harm: An Introductionp. 49
The Process of Diagnosisp. 101
Prognosisp. 141
Summarizing the Evidencep. 155
Moving From Evidence to Actionp. 175
Beyond the Basics: Using and Teaching the Principles of Evidence-Based Medicine
Expanded Philosophy of Evidence-Based Medicinep. 205
Therapy and Harmp. 223
Diagnosisp. 449
Prognosisp. 517
Summarizing the Evidencep. 529
Moving From Evidence to Actionp. 567
Appendixp. 659
Glossaryp. 665
CD-ROM Installation Instructionsp. 695
Indexp. 697
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