Studying a study and testing a test : reading evidence-based health research / Richard K. Riegelman, Benjamin A. Nelson.

By: Riegelman, Richard K
Contributor(s): Nelson, Benjamin A
Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health, 2021Edition: 7th edDescription: xiv, 388 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 9781975120894 (pbk)Subject(s): Biometry | Evidence-Based Practice | Health Services Research -- methods | Epidemiologic MethodsDDC classification: 610​.72
Item type: Book
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Previous edition: 2013.

Unit 1 Studying a Study -- 1 Studying a Study: M.A.A.R.I.E. Framework-Method, Assignment, Assessment -- 2 Studying a Study: M.A.A.R.I.E. Framework-Results -- 3 Studying a Study: M.A.A.R.I.E. Framework-Interpretation, Extrapolation -- 4 Randomized Controlled Trials -- 5 Observational Studies -- 6 Safety -- 7 Meta-analysis -- Studying a Study: Flaw-Catching Exercises -- Unit 2 Testing a Test -- 8 Testing a Test-M.A.A.R.I.E. Framework: Method, Assignment, and Assessment -- 9 Testing a Test-M.A.A.R.I.E. Framework: Results, Interpretation, and Extrapolation -- 10 Screening for Asymptomatic Disease -- 11 Prediction and Decision Rules -- 12 Decision Analysis and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis: M.A.A.R.I.E. Framework-Method, Assignment, Assessment -- 13 Decision Analysis and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis: M.A.A.R.I.E. Framework Results, Interpretation, Extrapolation -- 14 A Guide to the Guidelines -- Testing a Test: Flaw-Catching Exercises.

Ideal for clinical students includingmedical, nursing, pharmacy, dental, physician assistant and more! Evidence-based information plays a critical role in clinical practice decisions. Secondary sources are often unreliable; it's up to the student, then, to critically assess peer-reviewed research literature. Using a highly structured yet accessible method, this best-selling text teaches students to critically analyse research from primary sources.Step-by-step approach learn to recognize a meaningful study, clues to potential study flaws, and ways to apply solid evidence in clinical practiceSimple 6-point framework: learn to evaluate studies in terms of the author's trademark mnemonic device, M.A.A.R.I.E. (Methods, Assignment, Assessment, Results, Interpretation and Extrapolation).

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