This innovative textbook teaches the basics of drug information, literature evaluation, and biostatistics, and relates these topics to evidence-based pharmaceutical care. Readers will learn what to look for in studies, how to critique them, and how to apply them in clinical pharmacy practice. A major focus is critical appraisal of evidence derived from different types of studiesacases, cohorts, surveys, randomized controlled clinical trials, pharmacoeconomic studies, and systematic reviews. Concluding chapters discuss clinical decision-making using evidence from studies.Adapted with permission from Hayward RSA, Wilson MC, Tunis SR, etal. Usera#39;s guides to the medical literature: How to use clinical practice guidelines. Are the recommendations valid? JAMA 1995:274:570a574; and Wilson MC, Hayward RSAanbsp;...
|Title||:||Contemporary Drug Information|
|Author||:||Claude J. Gaebelein, Brenda L. Gleason|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2008|