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Interpreting the medical literature / Stephen H. Gehlbach.

By: Gehlbach, Stephen H.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Division, c2002Edition: 4th ed.Description: xi, 296 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0071387625 (alk. paper); 9780071387620 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Medical literature | Medicine -- Research | Epidemiology -- TerminologyAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Interpreting the medical literature.DDC classification: 610/.72 Other classification: 44.00
Contents:
Ch. 1. Tasting an article -- Ch. 2. Study design: general considerations -- Ch. 3. Study design: the case-control approach -- Ch. 4. Study design: the cross-sectional and follow-up approaches -- Ch. 5. Study design: the experimental approach -- Ch. 6. Study design: variations -- Ch. 7. Making measurements -- Ch. 8. Analysis: statistical significance -- Ch. 9. Analysis: some statistical tests -- Ch. 10. Interpretation: sensitivity, specificity, and predictive value -- Ch. 11. Interpretation: risk -- Ch. 12. Interpretation: causes -- Ch. 13. Case series, editorials, and reviews -- Ch. 14. A final word.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Ch. 1. Tasting an article -- Ch. 2. Study design: general considerations -- Ch. 3. Study design: the case-control approach -- Ch. 4. Study design: the cross-sectional and follow-up approaches -- Ch. 5. Study design: the experimental approach -- Ch. 6. Study design: variations -- Ch. 7. Making measurements -- Ch. 8. Analysis: statistical significance -- Ch. 9. Analysis: some statistical tests -- Ch. 10. Interpretation: sensitivity, specificity, and predictive value -- Ch. 11. Interpretation: risk -- Ch. 12. Interpretation: causes -- Ch. 13. Case series, editorials, and reviews -- Ch. 14. A final word.

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