Bandolier's Little Book of Making Sense of the Medical Evidence

Bandolier's Little Book of Making Sense of the Medical Evidence

Andrew Moore and Henry McQuay

Print publication date: Jul 2006

ISBN: 9780198566045

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

This resource, written by world leaders in the field of evidence-based pain treatments, acts as a simple guide for people who wish to make sense of evidence in a healthcare setting and who want to avoid being misled by faulty evidence. It provides practical guidelines on how to make sense of and interpret the evidence that is available, with information on how to avoid straying beyond evidence into conjecture, supposition, and wishful thinking. It covers size, trial design, harm as well as benefit, and health economics and management evidence.