Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: A Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice, 3E

Author: Gordon Guyatt

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071816399

Category: Medical

Page: 864

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The leading guide to the principles and clinical applications of evidence-based medicine--updated with new examples and new chapters Revised and updated to reflect the latest in medical research and evidence-based resources Practical focus and organization to guide clinicians through the fundamentals of using the medical literature to the more advanced strategies and skills for use in patient care, using the key questions to assess any new research: What are the results? How serious is the risk of bias? How do I apply the results to patient care? Updated real-world examples drawn from the medical literature New chapters that reflect the changing complexity of medical research and literature, including genetic association studies, systematic reviews and meta-analyses, network meta-analysis, noninferiority trials, quality improvement, and evidence-based medicine and the theory of knowledge New emphasis on understanding the role of patient preferences and preappraised resources that provide updated evidence and evidence-based recommendations for practice
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Guide to Evidence-Based Physical Therapist Practice

Author: Dianne Jewell

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 076377765X

Category: Medical

Page: 467

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The latest version of this best-selling text includes updates and new information designed specifically for physical therapists to facilitate evidence-based practice in both the classroom and the clinical environment. Guide to Evidence-Based Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition continues to provide students and professionals with comprehensive, accessible information to allow them to understand and critique studies as well as to apply evidence to actual patients in clinical settings. Guide to Evidence-Based Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition includes user-friendly descriptions of research methods and statistical tests, clinically relevant examples specific to physical therapist practice, and worksheets for use during the evidence appraisal process. The Second Edition is formatted to be consistent with the American Physical Therapy Association's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition and includes terminology from the World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health. This is a comprehensive resource no physical therapist or student should be without.
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How to Think in Medicine

Reasoning, Decision Making, and Communication in Health Sciences and Professions

Author: Milos Jenicek

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351684027

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 550

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Mastery of quality health care and patient safety begins as soon as we open the hospital doors for the first time and start acquiring practical experience. The acquisition of such experience includes much more than the development of sensorimotor skills and basic knowledge of sciences. It relies on effective reason, decision making, and communication shared by all health professionals, including physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, and administrators. How to Think in Medicine, Reasoning, Decision Making, and Communications in Health Sciences is about these essential skills. It describes how physicians and health professionals reason, make decision, and practice medicine. Covering the basic considerations related to clinical and caregiver reasoning, it lays out a roadmap to help those new to health care as well as seasoned veterans overcome the complexities of working for the well-being of those who trust us with their physical and mental health. This book provides a step-by-step breakdown of the reasoning process for clinical work and clinical care. It examines both the general and medical ways of thinking, reasoning, argumentation, fact finding, and using evidence. It explores the principles of formal logic as applied to clinical problems and the use of evidence in logical reasoning. In addition to outline the fundamentals of decision making, it integrates coverage of clinical reasoning risk assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis in evidence-based medicine. Presented in four sections, this book discusses the history and position of the problem and the challenge of medical thinking; provides the philosophy interfacing topics of interest for health sciences professionals including the probabilities, uncertainties, risks, and other quantifications in health by steps of clinical work; decision making in clinical and community health care, research, and practice; Communication in clinical and community care including how to write medical articles, clinical case studies and case reporting, and oral and written communication in clinical and community practice and care.
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Evidence-based Social Work Practice: Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide

Author: Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199802296

Category: Social Science

Page: 22

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This ebook is a selective guide designed to help scholars and students of social work find reliable sources of information by directing them to the best available scholarly materials in whatever form or format they appear from books, chapters, and journal articles to online archives, electronic data sets, and blogs. Written by a leading international authority on the subject, the ebook provides bibliographic information supported by direct recommendations about which sources to consult and editorial commentary to make it clear how the cited sources are interrelated related. A reader will discover, for instance, the most reliable introductions and overviews to the topic, and the most important publications on various areas of scholarly interest within this topic. In social work, as in other disciplines, researchers at all levels are drowning in potentially useful scholarly information, and this guide has been created as a tool for cutting through that material to find the exact source you need. This ebook is a static version of an article from Oxford Bibliographies Online: Social Work, a dynamic, continuously updated, online resource designed to provide authoritative guidance through scholarship and other materials relevant to the study and practice of social work. Oxford Bibliographies Online covers most subject disciplines within the social science and humanities, for more information visit www.aboutobo.com.
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Concise Guide to Evidence-Based Psychiatry

Author: Gregory E. Gray

Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub

ISBN: 9781585626960

Category: Medical

Page: 264

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Concise Guide to Evidence-Based Psychiatry (EBP) is a must-have resource for informed decision-making in psychiatric practice today. This single, easy-to-use reference will enable practitioners to find answers to clinical questions, critically appraise articles, and apply the results of their findings to patients. This practical handbook provides quick access to EBP theories, tools, and methods. Concise Guide to Evidence-Based Psychiatry is a one-stop reference for using the literature to improve patient outcomes. Features include: Practical -- Filled with how-to information, Concise Guide to Evidence-Based Psychiatry outlines the latest techniques for accessing, assessing, and interpreting the literature. Easy to use -- Includes many tables of essential websites for finding reliable information on the Internet, best-practice strategies for searching the medical literature. Concise Guide to Evidence-Based Psychiatry fills an important role as the first EBP text for teaching residents, who are now required to develop such skills to meet the ACGME "practice-based learning and improvement" core competency. Special features for pedagogical use include suggestions for teaching EBP in residency programs, profuse examples from the psychiatric literature, and worksheets for the critical appraisal of clinical trials, diagnostic tests, epidemiologic studies, studies of prognosis, and more. Whether for self-study or use in residency programs, Concise Guide to Evidence-Based Psychiatry is the best resource available to help practitioners apply current research findings to their work with patients.
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Guide to Evidence-based Physical Therapy Practice

Author: Dianne V. Jewell

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763734438

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 480

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Finally, a text designed specifically for physical therapists to facilitate evidence-based practice in both the classroom and in the clinic. Guide to Evidence-Based Physical Therapy Practice provides readers with the information and tools needed to appreciate the philosophy, history, and value of evidence-based practice, understand what constitutes evidence, search efficiently for applicable evidence in the literature, evaluate the findings in the literature, and integrate the evidence with clinical judgement and individual patient preferences and values. This unique handbook combines the best elements of multiple texts into a single accessible guide. Divided into four sections that break down the research process, this user-friendly text also includes key terms, learning objectives, exercises, diagrams, worksheets, and useful appendices. This text is perfect for both physical therapists and students!
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Update in the Medical Management of the Long Term Care Patient, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine - E-Book

Author: Miguel A. Paniagua

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455712450

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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This issue brings the geriatrician up to date on topics in Longer-Term-Care such as: Doing Dementia Better: Anthropological Insights, Update on teaching in the Long-Term Care Setting, Pneumonia in the Long-Term Resident, Palliative Care for Patients with Dementia in Long Term Care, Urinary Tract Infections in Long-Term Care Residents, and Nausea and Other Non-Pain Symptoms in Long-term Care.
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Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: Essentials of Evidence-Based Clinical Practice 3e

Author: Gordon Guyatt,Drummond Rennie,Maureen O. Meade,Deborah J. Cook

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071808728

Category: Medical

Page: 545

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The streamlined companion to the classic Users' Guides to the Medical Literature--fully updated and revised This compact guide condenses the most clinically relevant content of the landmark Users' Guides to the Medical Literature to help you incorporate evidence-based medicine into your practice. You will learn the principles of evidence-based medicine, how your practice can benefit from the constant stream of new medical literature, and how to differentiate good medical evidence from bad. This edition includes several new chapters and a new emphasis on the role of patient preferences and preappraised resources. A comprehensive online resource for teaching, learning, and applying evidence-based medicine to improve patient care.
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Evidence-based Rehabilitation

A Guide to Practice

Author: Mary C. Law,Joy MacDermid

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556427688

Category: Medical

Page: 434

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This text provides the most up-to-date information on evidence-based practice, the concepts underlying evidence-based practice, and implementing evidence into the rehabilitation practice. This text is organized by the steps of the process of evidence-based practice--introduction to evidence-based practice, finding the evidence, assessing the evidence, and using the evidence.
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The MD Anderson Manual of Medical Oncology, Third Edition

Author: Hagop M. Kantarjian,Robert A. Wolff

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071847952

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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Authoritative, hands-on desk reference for the practicing oncologist—from the leader in the field of cancer management and treatment A Doody's Core Title for 2019! The MD Anderson Manual of Medical Oncology details the personalized multidisciplinary approach to cancer management and treatment of common and rare cancers pioneered by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Its pragmatic presentation can provide valuable insights at any stage of your career. This completely updated third edition reflects the most recent advancements, including expanded coverage of the rapidly evolving area of biological and immune therapies of cancer, many developed at MD Anderson. It emphasizes and discusses continuing developments in diagnostic procedures, which include the incorporation of new molecular markers and revised staging systems. It also reinforces how imaging and molecular profiling can prevent administration of overly aggressive, toxic treatment regimens or invasive surgery to treat superficial or indolent tumors. To help you quickly assess cancer management options, every chapter includes numerous tables, diagrams, imaging photographs, and prescriptive advice. Evidence-based treatment algorithms in the form of flowcharts and diagrams shaped by the clinical experience of MD Anderson’s world-class faculty enhance the text. The third edition features important new chapters on key topics such as: · Pediatric Cancers · Molecular Biomarkers and Cancer · Immuno-Oncology · Targeted Therapies in Cancer · Onco-Cardiology · Pulmonary Complications of Cancer Therapy · Applied Biostatistics Offering the perfect balance of narrative text, summary tables, and clinical photographs (many in full color), there is truly not a more accessible, up-to-date, or authoritative clinician’s guide to the medical management of patients with cancer and its complications than The MD Anderson Manual of Medical Oncology.
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