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Evidence-Based Diagnosis

£19.99

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Very good condition with little to no wear. No creasing to spine. Internally clean and bright.

Evidence-Based Diagnosis explains diagnostic, screening, and prognostic tests in clinical medicine, and is of great use to anyone looking to select, develop, or apply medical tests. The book includes numerous worked examples and 60 problems (with answers) based on real clinical situations and journal articles. Evidence-Based Diagnosis explains diagnostic, screening, and prognostic tests in clinical medicine. The authors' approach is based on many years of experience teaching physicians in a clinical research training program. Although needing only a minimum of mathematics, the quantitative discussions in this book are deeper and more rigorous than in most introductory texts. The book includes numerous worked examples and 60 problems (with answers) based on real clinical situations and journal articles. This book is a great choice for anyone looking to select, develop, or apply medical tests. Topics covered include: the diagnostic process; test reliability and accuracy; testing and treatment thresholds; critical appraisal of studies of diagnostic, screening and prognostic tests; test independence and methods of combining tests; quantifying treatment benefits using randomized trials and observational studies; Bayesian interpretation of P values and confidence intervals; challenges for evidence-based diagnosis; likelihood ratios and ROC curves.

Item details

Author(s):
Thomas B. Newman and Michael A. Kohn
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521714028
ISBN-13:
9780521714020
Number of pages:
295
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Evidence-based diagnosis

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Very good condition with little to no wear. No creasing to spine. Internally clean and bright.

Evidence-Based Diagnosis explains diagnostic, screening, and prognostic tests in clinical medicine, and is of great use to anyone looking to select, develop, or apply medical tests. The book includes numerous worked examples and 60 problems (with answers) based on real clinical situations and journal articles. Evidence-Based Diagnosis explains diagnostic, screening, and prognostic tests in clinical medicine. The authors' approach is based on many years of experience teaching physicians in a clinical research training program. Although needing only a minimum of mathematics, the quantitative discussions in this book are deeper and more rigorous than in most introductory texts. The book includes numerous worked examples and 60 problems (with answers) based on real clinical situations and journal articles. This book is a great choice for anyone looking to select, develop, or apply medical tests. Topics covered include: the diagnostic process; test reliability and accuracy; testing and treatment thresholds; critical appraisal of studies of diagnostic, screening and prognostic tests; test independence and methods of combining tests; quantifying treatment benefits using randomized trials and observational studies; Bayesian interpretation of P values and confidence intervals; challenges for evidence-based diagnosis; likelihood ratios and ROC curves.

Author(s):
Thomas B. Newman and Michael A. Kohn
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521714028
ISBN-13:
9780521714020
Number of pages:
295
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Evidence-based diagnosis

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