Clinical thinking : evidence, communication and decision-making /

"Clinicians get taught masses of facts, but not how to use them in the messy reality of patient care. This book provides a missing link between evidence and the clinical coalface. Though there are plenty of guides to evidence-based medicine, few explain how to build the information into patient...

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Main Author: Del Mar, Chris.
Other Authors: Doust, Jenny., Glasziou, Paul, 1954-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Malden, Mass. ; Oxford : BMJ/Blackwell, 2006.
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Table of Contents:
  • Principles of clinical problem solving
  • Communication in clinical care
  • Models of disease
  • Diagnosis
  • Fine art of prognostication
  • Making clinical management decisions
  • Monitoring in chronic disease
  • Screening for disease, health promotion and disease prevention
  • Endpiece.