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'Every physician is confronted daily with decision making. This book teaches the scientific principles of making decisions in clinical practice. For academic teachers.' (Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews, 1 September 2014)

2011-08-08
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'Every physician is confronted daily with decision making. This book teaches the scientific principles of making decisions in clinical practice. For academic teachers.' (Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews, 1 September 2014)
Foreword - Jerome Kassirer Preface Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Differential Diagnosis Chapter 3: Probability: Quantifying Uncertainty Chapter 4: Understanding New Information: Bayes' Theorem Chapter 5: Measuring the Accuracy of Diagnostic Information Chapter 6: Expected Value Decision Analysis Chapter 7: Markov Models and Time-Varying Outcomes Chapter 8: Measuring the Outcome of Care Chapter 9: Selection and Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests Chapter 10: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis and Cost-Benefit Analysis Chapter 11: Medical Decision Making In Practice: Advanced Methods Index
Medical Decision Making provides clinicians with apowerful framework for helping patients make decisions thatincrease the likelihood that they will have the outcomes that aremost consistent with their preferences. This new edition provides a thorough understanding of the keydecision making infrastructure of clinical practice and explainsthe principles of medical decision making both for individualpatients and the wider health care arena. It shows how to make thebest clinical decisions based on the available evidence and how touse clinical guidelines and decision support systems in electronicmedical records to shape practice guidelines and policies. Medical Decision Making is a valuable resource for allexperienced and learning clinicians who wish to fully understandand apply decision modelling, enhance their practice and improvepatient outcomes. 'There is little doubt that in the future many clinicalanalyses will be based on the methods described in Medical Decision Making, and the book provides a basis for a criticalappraisal of such policies.' - Jerome P. Kassirer M.D., Distinguished Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine, US and Visiting Professor, Stanford Medical School, U
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PDF-ebook
Language
english 
Pages
368
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5.1 MB
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24 months after purchase
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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
Edition
2. Edition ()
Product No.
DG2680412

'Medical Decision Making' by Harold C. Sox & Michael C. Higgins is a digital PDF ebook for direct download to PC, Mac, Notebook, Tablet, iPad, iPhone, Smartphone, eReader - but not for Kindle. A DRM capable reader equipment is required.

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