Studying a Study and Testing a Test Reading Evidence-Based Health Research
Edition: 6th 2013 (Revised)
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Description: Ideal for clinical students including medical, 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 analyze 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)Unique Learning Aids - question checklists, real-world scenarious, flaw-catching exercises and more help to make complex concepts easy to graspNew Features include:New chapters cover safety, prediction and decision rules, and translating research into practice“Learn More” boxes illustrate key conceptsClinically oriented “Mini-Studies” demonstrate what can go wrong and how to get it rightResearch topics include ethics, the role of Institutional Review Boards (IRBs), and advances in randomized controlled trials and observational studiesFREE Online Support!For Students:Interactive Q&A for every chapterM.A.A.R.I.E. framework and flaw-catching exercisesChapter objectivesFlash Card interactive glossaryFor Faculty:All of the student resources plus:Instructor’s guide with “tips on teaching” based on Dr. Riegelman’s 30+ years of teaching from the textSyllabus suggestions for applying the text in semester-long courses, mini-courses, and as part of Journal ClubsPowerpoints designed to assist lecturesClass-tested exam questions for each chapter
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $78.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 6/30/2012
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
|Studying a Study|
|Studying a Study: M.A.A.R.I.E. Framework-Method, Assignment, Assessment|
|Studying a Study: M.A.A.R.I.E. Framework-Results|
|Studying a Study: M.A.A.R.I.E Framework-Interpretation, Extrapolation|
|Randomized Controlled Trials|
|Testing a Test|
|Testing a Test: M.A.A.R.I.E. Framework-Method, Assignment, and Assessment|
|Testing a Test: M.A.A.R.I.E. Framework-Results, Interpretation, Extrapolation|
|Screening-Prediction and Decision Rules|
|Decision and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis: M.A.A.R.I.E. Framework-Method, Assignment, Assessment|
|Decision and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis: M.A.A.R.I.E. Framework-Results, Interpretation, Extrapolation|
|A Guide to the Guidelines|
|Translating Evidence into Practice|