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Interpreting the medical literature

Gehlbach, Stephen H.

New York : McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Division c2002

Available at Central Connecticut State University  Stack Level 6  (R118.6 G43 2002 )()

  • Title:
    Interpreting the medical literature
  • Author/Creator: Gehlbach, Stephen H.
  • Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Division
  • Creation Date: c2002
  • Edition: 4th ed.
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: xi, 296 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Subjects: Medical literature; Medicine -- Research; Epidemiology -- Terminology
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Contents: Ch. 1. Tasting an article
    Ch. 2. Study design: general considerations
    Ch. 3. Study design: the case-control approach
    Ch. 4. Study design: the cross-sectional and follow-up approaches
    Ch. 5. Study design: the experimental approach
    Ch. 6. Study design: variations
    Ch. 7. Making measurements
    Ch. 8. Analysis: statistical significance
    Ch. 9. Analysis: some statistical tests
    Ch. 10. Interpretation: sensitivity, specificity, and predictive value
    Ch. 11. Interpretation: risk
    Ch. 12. Interpretation: causes
    Ch. 13. Case series, editorials, and reviews
    Ch. 14. A final word.
  • OCLC Number: 49221919
  • Identifier: ISBN0071387625;LCCN2002016670