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- ISBN: 9780470519394 | 0470519398
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 7/14/2008
This concise book presents evidence-based medicine to neophytes in simplified, friendly language. Basic concepts and application of research statistics are presented in simple sequences that are non-threatening even to the mathematically challenged. The authors emphasize two important aspects of appraisal: 1) how directly it provides an answer to the clinical problem at hand and 2) how well results can be generalized to various populations. Painless Evidence-Based Medicine: Offers a simplified approach to the complex or technical subject of evidence-based medicine, in terms of presentation as well as content Is truly designed for the world market place Breaks the subject into succinct chapters, each chapter being a self sufficient introduction to the topic Includes pre-tested 'tackle boxes' throughout to help readers understand the issuesPainless Evidence-Based Medicine is an invaluable resource for medical students, clinicians, clinical epidemiology practitioners, and everyone involved in health care.