Evidence-based Dentistry: An Introduction.

Evidence-based Dentistry: An Introduction

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  • ISBN 10: 1405124962
  • ISBN 13: 9781405124966


Overview

This introduction to Evidence-Based Dentistry provides a much-needed orientation in the subject for students and professionals alike. It is a ground-level book for those seeking to understand evidence-based dentistry and its significance for clinical practice. The book is anchored in the dental literature: the majority of the chapters offer guidance on interpreting a full published paper; where both the subject of the paper and the study design is of relevance to the field of dentistry.

Each chapter is organised in a similar way, providing a structured approach to reading and understanding research articles or commercial product information. In this respect, Evidence-Based Dentistry is designed as an introduction to understanding published research and its implications for the dental surgery; rather than as a guide on undertaking research.

* Incorporates topical published papers in order to rpovide worked examples

* Explains the most6 common forms of research used in dentistry

* Unlocks basic statistical and epidemiological concepts, along with key terms

* Enables the reader to identify the research question, assess aspects of study design, evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of papers and understand their clinical relevance

* Tables, boxes and figures are used extensively to present core information. Useful templates are also provided, which readers may use/adapt for analysis, including study clubs.



Other Details

  • Publisher: Blackwell Munksgaard
  • Language: Eng English
  • Format: print
  • Edition: 1
  • Dimensions: xii, 225 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Pages: 240
  • Date Published: 2006
  • Authors: Hackshaw, Allan K.