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Critical appraisal of epidemiological studies and clinical trials / J. Mark Elwood.

Author/creator Elwood, J. Mark
Format Book and Print
Edition3rd ed.
Publication InfoOxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Descriptionxiii, 570 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Subject(s)
Series Oxford medical publications
Oxford medical publications. ^A726
Contents The importance of causal relationships in medicine and health care -- Study designs which can demostrate and test causation -- The results obtained from studies of causation -- Selection of subjects for study -- Error and bias in observation -- Confounding -- Chance variation -- Combining results from several studies: systematic review and meta-analysis -- The diagnosis of causation -- Critical appraisal of a randomized clinical trial -- Critical appraisal of a randomized trial of a preventive agent -- Critical appraisal of a prospective cohort study -- Critical appraisal of a retrospective cohort study -- Critical appraisal of a matched case-control study -- Critical appraisal of a large population-based case-control study.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2006035976
ISBN0198529554
ISBN9780198529552 :

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