The #1 guide to the principles and clinical applications of
evidence-based medicine has just gotten better
A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011
No other resource helps you to put key evidence-based medicine
protocols into daily clinical practice better than "Users' Guides
to the Medical Literature."
An instant classic in its first edition, this detailed, yet
highly readable reference demystifies the statistical, analytical,
and clinical principles of evidence-based medicine, giving you a
hands-on, practical resource that no other text can match.
Here, you'll learn how to distinguish solid medical evidence
from poor medical evidence, devise the best search strategies for
each clinical question, critically appraise the medical literature,
and optimally tailor evidence-based medicine for each patient. The
new second edition of this landmark resource is now completely
revised and refreshed throughout, with expanded coverage of both
basic and advanced issues in using evidence-based medicine in
FEATURES: Completely revised and updated to reflect the enormous
expansion in medical research and evidence-based resources since
the first editionInnovative organization guides you from the
fundamentals of using the medical literature to the more advanced
strategies and skills for use in every day patient care situations
Abundant and current real-world examples drawn from the medical
literature are woven throughout, and include important related
principles and pitfalls in using medical literature in patient care
decisionsPractical focus on the key issues in evidence-based
practice: What are the results? Are the results valid? How to I
apply to results to the care of my patients? More than 60
internationally recognized editors and contributors from the U.S.,
Canada, South America, Europe, and Asia -- the best of the best in
the disciplineNEW coverage on how to:
--Avoid being misled by biased presentations of research
--Interpret the significance of clinical trials that are
--Influence clinician behavior to improve patient care
--Apply key strategies for teaching evidence-based medicineAlso
look for JAMAevidence.com, a new interactive database for the best
practice of evidence based medicine.
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