Doctor's Guide to Critical Appraisal
This book is used by doctors, dentists, nurses, psychologists, pharmacists andstudents worldwide. It will help you to stay up-to-date with the latest evidence, prepare journal club presentations and plan research projects. It is essential reading for many postgraduate exams, including MRCGP, MRCPsych, MRCOG, FCEM, ISFE, MFPH and FPM.The Doctor's Guide to Critical Appraisal, 3e expands on the best-selling secondedition with more facts and tips packed into sixty new and updated chapters whilst keeping the unique structure and easy-to-read format. Every chapter focuses on a single topic, assuming no prior knowledge. Clinical scenarios, figures and exercises emphasise important principles. This book is your one-stop solution for learning about critical appraisal!
- Electronic book text | 224 pages
- 138 x 216 x 138mm
- PasTest Limited
- Chesire, United Kingdom
- 3rd Revised edition
About Narinder Kaur Gosall
Dr Narinder Kaur Gosall, BSc (Hons) PhD. Clinical Effectiveness Consultant, Pfizer Limited. Narinder Gosall studied in Liverpool and gained a PhD in neuropathology after investigating the role of the phrenic nerve in sudden infant death syndrome and intrauterine growth retardation. After working as a university lecturer, she joined the pharmaceutical industry and currently works as a Clinical Effectiveness Consultant for Pfizer Limited. She has extensive experience in teaching critical appraisal skills to doctors and has written more than 20 scientific publications. Dr Gurpal Singh Gosall, MA (Cantab) MB BChir MRCPsych. Consultant General Adult Psychiatrist,Royal Blackburn Hospital, Lancashire. Gurpal Gosall studied medicine at the University of Cambridge and Guy's and St Thomas's Hospitals, London. He worked as a Senior House Officer in Psychiatry in Leeds before working as a Specialist Registrar in the Manchester rotation. He now works as a Consultant Psychiatrist in Lancashire Care NHS Trust. He has had a long-standing interest in teaching and computing.
Table of contents
About the authors; Introduction to the third edition; Acknowledgements; SECTION A - Evidence-based medicine; SECTION B - Appraising the methodology; SECTION C - Interpreting results; SECTION D - Using checklists; SECTION E - Applicability; SECTION F - Critical appraisal in practice; Further reading; Answers to self-assessment exercises; A final thought; Index.