The #1 guide to the principles and clinical applications of evidence-based medicine is better than ever!
No other resource helps clinicians 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.
Readers will 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 third 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 clinical practice.
About the Author
- Market: First and second year medical students (32,000), public health students (8,000), family medicine physicians (60,000), family medicine residents (5,000), physician assistant students (10,000), physician assistants (40,000), nurse practitioners (50,000)
- Completely updated with new medical studies, new chapters, and new methods for applying EBM principles to patient care
- Contributors represent the worldâ€™s most prominent assembly of EBM experts
- Covers both basic principles and clinical application
Gordon Guyatt, MD, MSc (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada) Department of Clinical Epidemology and Biostatistics and Medicine, Faculty of Health Services, McMaster University.
Drummond Rennie, MD (Chicago, IL) Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco.
Maureen O. Meade, MD, FRCPC, MSc (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada) Department of Clinical Epidemology and Biostatistics and Medicine, Faculty of Health Services, McMaster University.
Deborah J. Cook, MD, MSc (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada) Department of Clinical Epidemology and Biostatistics and Medicine, Faculty of Health Services, McMaster University.