Evidence-Based Diagnosis An Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology 2nd Edition
PUBLICATION AVAILABLE FROM JULY 2020
Medicine is becoming increasingly reliant on diagnostic, prognostic and screening tests for the successful treatment of patients. With new tests being developed all the time, a more informed understanding of the benefits and drawbacks of these tests is crucial. Providing readers with the tools needed to evaluate and interpret these tests, numerous real-world examples demonstrate the practical application and relevance of the material. The mathematics involved are rigorously explained using simple and informative language. Topics covered include the diagnostic process, reliability and accuracy of tests, and quantifying treatment benefits using randomized trials, amongst others. Engaging illustrations act as visual representations of the concepts discussed in the book, complementing the textual explanation. Based on decades of experience teaching in a clinical research training program, this fully updated second edition is an essential guide for anyone looking to select, develop or market medical tests.
- Real-word examples demonstrate the practical application and relevance of the material, holding readers' interests
- Discussions are mathematically rigorous yet use simple, informal language, enabling readers to easily understand and appreciate the theory underlying the evaluation of tests and treatments
- Engaging illustrations help make abstract concepts more concrete, complementing the textual explanations and adding to the fun of reading the book
|Format||234 x 156|
|Autor||Thomas B. Newman|