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ISBN: 9780723439448
Page Count: 272
Imprint: Mosby
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Crash Course Evidence-Based Medicine: Reading and Writing Medical Papers Updated Edition: Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

by Amit Kaura, MSc (Dist), BSc (Hons), MB ChB, MRCP (UK), AFHEA, AMInstLM

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780723439448
Page Count: 272
Imprint: Mosby
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The (printed) ‘Updated Edition’ now comes with added value access to the complete, downloadable eBook version via Student Consult.  Search, read and revise whilst on the move and use the interactive self-assessment to test your understanding.  Crash Course - a more flexible, practical learning package than ever before.

Crash Course – your effective everyday study companion PLUS the perfect antidote for exam stress! Save time and be assured you have all the core information you need in one place to excel on your course and achieve exam success.

A winning formula now for over 15 years, each volume has been fine-tuned to make your life easier. Especially written by junior doctors – those who understand what is essential for exam success – with all information thoroughly checked and quality assured by expert Faculty Advisers, the result is a series of books which exactly meets your needs and you know you can trust.

This essential recent addition to the series clearly brings together the related disciplines of evidence-based medicine, statistics, critical appraisal and clinical audit – all so central to current study and to modern clinical practice. It starts with the basics that every student needs to know and continues into sufficient detail to satisfy anyone contemplating their own research studies. Excel in Student Selected Component (SSC) assessments and that dreaded evidence-based medicine and statistics exam! Ensure you know how to prepare the highest quality reports and maximize your chances of getting published.

If you are not sure:

  • why you need to know the standard deviation of a sample
  • when to use a case-control study and when a cohort study
  • what to say to your patient who asks about the benefits and harms of a drug
  • how to argue the case for the inclusion of a drug on the hospital formulary
  • how to make audit and quality improvement work for you,

…then this groundbreaking book is for you! Answer these and hundreds of other questions and lay a foundation for your clinical practice that will inform every consultation over a lifetime in medicine.

  • Section 1: The essentials for career success

    Chapter 1. An introduction to research, audit and teaching

    Chapter 2. Evidence-based medicine

    Chapter 3. How to get involved

    Chapter 4. Presenting your findings

    Chapter 5. Publishing your findings

    Chapter 6. Writing a successful Curriculum Vitae

    Section 2: Research methodology

    Chapter 7. Handling data

    Chapter 8. Investigating hypotheses

    Chapter 9. Systematic review and meta-analysis

    Chapter 10. Research design

    Chapter 11. Randomised controlled trials

    Chapter 12. Cohort studies

    Chapter 13. Case–control studies

    Chapter 14. Measures of disease occurrence and cross-sectional studies

    Chapter 15. Ecological studies

    Chapter 16. Case report and case series

    Chapter 17. Qualitative research

    Chapter 18. Confounding

    Chapter 19. Screening, diagnosis and prognosis

    Chapter 20. Statistical techniques

    Chapter 21. Economic evaluation

    Chapter 22. Critical appraisal checklists

    Chapter 23. Crash course in statistical formulae

    Section 3: Audit and its loop: the modern approach to improving healthcare practice

    Chapter 24. Clinical audit

    Chapter 25. Quality improvement

    Section 4: Teaching theory and practice

    Chapter 26. Medical education

    Chapter 27. Designing a teaching session and teaching programme

    Chapter 28. Teaching methods

    Chapter 29. Teaching materials

    Chapter 30. Evaluation, assessment and feedback

    Chapter 31. Dealing with the student in difficulty

  • Amit Kaura, MSc (Dist), BSc (Hons), MB ChB, MRCP (UK), AFHEA, AMInstLM, Specialist Registrar in Cardiology, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust; NIHR Academic Clinicl Fellow in Cardiology, Imperial College London; National Heart and Lung Institute, Hammersmith Hospital, London UK
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