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| Merchant: Wolters Kluwer Health ISBN: 9781451176377
Is reading health literature leaving you baffled? This best-selling guide to reading evidence-based research and evaluating clinical studies is ideal for students and professionals in all areas of healthcare, including medicine, nursing, pharmacy, physician assistant, dental, and public health programs. Renowned for its concise, stepwise approach, Studying a Study & Testing a Test uses a simple 6-point framework based on the mnemonic M.A.A.R.I.E. ( M ethods, A ssignment, A ssessment, R esults, I nterpretation, and E xtrapolation) to effectively and efficiently intrepret statistics, evaluate and identify flaws in study design, and apply evidence from clinical research to practice. A free companion website offers interactive flaw-catching and Selecting a Statistic exercises, self-testing questions and answers, and exercises using abstracts from published articles.