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Manual of evidence-based research for the health sciences : implication for clinical dentistry /
Francesco Chiappelli, editor.
imprint
New York : Nova Science Publishers, c2008.
description
x, 327 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
ISBN
1600218857 (hardcover), 9781600218859 (hardcover)
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imprint
New York : Nova Science Publishers, c2008.
isbn
1600218857 (hardcover)
9781600218859 (hardcover)
contents note
Evidence-based research : an overview / Francesco Chiappelli -- Performers of evidence-based research and ethical concerns / Francesco Chiappelli -- Translational and trans-cultural evidence-based research : EBR and globalization / Francesco Chiappelli -- Setting the question, initiating the search, evaluating a research paper / Francesco Chiappelli -- Evaluating the research design / Francesco Chiappelli -- Identifying the purpose, the findings, and the clinical significance vs. statistical significance decision making / Francesco Chiappelli -- Issues about methodology : variables, measurements, implications of sampling NNT, ITT, PF / Francesco Chiappelli -- Systematic evaluation of the statistical analysis (SESTA) : analyses of continuous and dichotomous measurements / Francesco Chiappelli -- The EBR process : analyzing EBR data, generating a consensus statement / Francesco Chiappelli -- The clinical significance decision / Paolo Prolo and Luca Celati --
Evidence-based research for geriatric populations / Janet G. Bauer and Sue Spackman -- The changing nature of treating frail and functionally dependent older adults : paucity of best evidence / Janet G. Bauer ... [et al.] -- Clinical decision making tree for older dental patients / Janet G. Bauer and Sue Spackman -- Alternative and complementary medicine for treatment and diagnosis of allergic diseases : relevance to translational evidence-based clinical decisions / Francesco G. Foschi ... [et al.].
catalogue key
6863712
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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This comprehensive manual can help students, scientists, clinicians, policy makers and industry product developers to have access to all of the parts and complexities associated with evaluating and applying information using the tools and concepts that have become associated with EB.
Main Description
Ever since the terminology, concepts and tools of Evidence-Based (EB) were introduced, doctors have been trying to apply them to improve the care they provide to patients. Anyone who has heard the term 'EB' knows that on the surface, it sounds like a logical good idea. But grasping the essence and technicalities of many of EB's attributes is not that easy for the vast majority of clinical practitioners for whom a lot of the ideas of EB are directed. Dr Chiappelli's first hand experience teaching EB to dental students, residents and practitioners clearly pointed out to him the need for a central source of information, explanations and tutorials. The feedback from the 'stakeholders' of EB inspired this gifted teacher to put together the Manual of Evidence-Based Research for the Health Sciences as a complete resource. This comprehensive manual will be an essential text for students, scientists, clinicians, policy makers and industry product developers enabling them to have access to all of the parts and complexities associated with evaluating and applying information using the tools and concepts that have become associated with EB.
Table of Contents
EBR - What is it All About?p. 1
Fundamentalsp. 11
Evidence-based Research: An Overviewp. 13
Performers of Evidence-based Research and Ethical Concernsp. 37
Translational and Trans-cultural Evidence-based Research: EBR and Globalizationp. 51
Practicump. 63
Setting the Question, Initiating the Search, Evaluating a Research Paperp. 65
Evaluating the Research Designp. 83
Identifying the Purpose, the Findings and the Clinical Significance vs. Statistical Significance Decision Makingp. 105
Issues about Methodology: Variables, Measurements, Implications of Sampling NNT, ITT, PFp. 123
Systematic Evaluation of the Statistical Analysis (SESTA): Analyses of Continuous and Dichotomous Measurementsp. 145
The EBR Process: Analyzing EBR Data, Generating a Consensus Statementp. 183
Implications for Clinical Decision-Makingp. 203
The Clinical Significance Decisionp. 205
Evidence-based Research for Geriatric Populationsp. 213
The Changing Nature of Treating Frail and Functionally Dependent Older Adults: Paucity of Best Evidencep. 231
Clinical Decision Making Tree for Older Dental Patientsp. 247
Alternative and Complementary Medicine for Treatment and Diagnosis of Allergic Diseases: Relevance to Translational Evidence-based Clinical Decisionsp. 263
Referencesp. 281
Statistical Tablesp. 299
Glossaryp. 303
Indexp. 309
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