How to read a paper : the basics of evidence-based medicine / Trisha Greenhalgh.

By: Greenhalgh, Trisha [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2014Edition: Fifth editionDescription: p. ; cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781118800966 (pbk.)Subject(s): Evidence-Based Practice | Journalism, Medical | ResearchAdditional physical formats: Online version:: How to read a paperLOC classification: R118.6 GRE
Contents:
Why read papers at all? -- Searching the literature -- Getting your bearings: what is this paper about? -- Assessing methodological quality -- Statistics for the non-statistician -- Papers that report trials of drugs and other simple interventions -- Papers that report trials of complex interventions -- Papers that report diagnostic or screening tests -- Papers that summarise other papers (systematic reviews and meta-analyses) -- Papers that tell you what to do (guidelines) -- Papers that tell you what things cost (economic analyses) -- Papers that go beyond numbers (qualitative research) -- Papers that report questionnaire research -- Papers that report quality improvement case studies -- Getting evidence into practice.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Why read papers at all? -- Searching the literature -- Getting your bearings: what is this paper about? -- Assessing methodological quality -- Statistics for the non-statistician -- Papers that report trials of drugs and other simple interventions -- Papers that report trials of complex interventions -- Papers that report diagnostic or screening tests -- Papers that summarise other papers (systematic reviews and meta-analyses) -- Papers that tell you what to do (guidelines) -- Papers that tell you what things cost (economic analyses) -- Papers that go beyond numbers (qualitative research) -- Papers that report questionnaire research -- Papers that report quality improvement case studies -- Getting evidence into practice.