Tension - between efforts to make medical practice more scientific and the suspicions of many clinicians - has caused one of the greatest practical and ethical challenges in the history of the health professions. This book reviews the history and conceptual origins of evidence-based practice and discusses key ethical issues that arise in clinical practice, public health and health policy
Comprehensive, concise, and clinically oriented introduction to the subject of epidemiology. Introduces students to the principles of evidence based medicine, helps them to develop and apply methods of clinical observation in order to form accurate conclusions. Intended primarily for medical students taking their first course in epidemiology/publichealth/biostatistics.
Gehlbach's readable guide enhances the quality of the information you gain every time you sit down to read the medical literature. By demystifying the complex language of research studies, this guide makes reading medical literature more palatable, digestible and profitable.
...Teaches the core principles and skills needed to care for patients whose barriers to healthcare are due to lack of insurance[US] and/or accessible services, or based on culture, education, age, inadequate transportaton, poor English language skills, homelessness, immigrant status, chronic disease, mental illness, substance abuse, or HIV.