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Chapter 14: Evidence Based Medicine and Clinical Practice Guidelines

ByRobert E. HoytWilliam R. Hersh

Chapter 14 discusses the importance of evidence when making any medical decision. Clinical practice guidelines are roadmaps to the best treatment of medical disorders, based on the best evidence. Sections include Introduction, Importance of EBM, Evidence Pyramid, Risk Measures and Terminology, Limitations of the Medical Literature and EBM, Evidence Based Health Informatics, EBM Resources, Clinical Practice Guidelines, Developing CPGs, Barriers to CPGs, Initiating CPGs, CPG Example, Electronic CPGs, CPG Resources, Recommended Reading and Future Trends.

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Publication Date
Feb 11, 2014
Language
English
Category
Science & Medicine
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
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By (author): Robert E. Hoyt, By (author): William R. Hersh

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PDF

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