Sharon E. Straus ... [et al.]. 4th ed. Elsevier/Churchill Livingstone, 2011. Call Number: R723 .7 .E954 2011. This is a recommended title for the RACS examinations. It is a key text for the study of evidence-based medicine and critical appraisal. Topics include - how to ask answerable clinical questions, how to translate them into effective searches for the best evidence, how to critically appraise that evidence for its validity and importance, and how to integrate it with patients' values and preferences.
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