Allan K. Hackshaw, Deputy-Director, Elizabeth A. Paul, Lecturer in Epidemiology and Medical Statistics; Cancer Research UK and UCL Cancer Trials Centre, University College London;
Elizabeth S. Davenport, Professor of Dental Education, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London
Each chapter is organised in a similar way, providing a structured approach to reading and understanding research articles or commercial product information. In this respect, Evidence-Based Dentistry is designed as an introduction to understanding published research and its implications for the dental surgery; rather than as a guide on undertaking research.* Incorporates topical published papers in order to rpovide worked examples* Explains the most6 common forms of research used in dentistry* Unlocks basic statistical and epidemiological concepts, along with key terms* Enables the reader to identify the research question, assess aspects of study design, evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of papers and understand their clinical relevance
* Tables, boxes and figures are used extensively to present core information. Useful templates are also provided, which readers may use/adapt for analysis, including study clubs.
This book provides an invaluable insight into how scientific findings in dentistry are researched and reported.”
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- Paperback: 240 pages
- Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (August 1, 2006)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1405124962
- ISBN-13: 978-1405124966
- Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 0.5 x 9.7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds