This easy to read pocketbook, written by world leaders in the field of evidence-based pain treatments, acts as a simple guide for people who wish to make sense of evidence in a healthcare setting and who want to avoid being misled by faulty evidence. It provides practical guidelines on how to make sense of and interpret the evidence that is available, with information on how to avoid straying beyond evidence into conjecture, supposition, and wishful thinking. It covers size, trial design, harm as well as benefit, and health economics and management evidence. 'Bandolier's Little Book of Making Sense of the Medical Evidence' has not been written as a comprehensive manual for those who want to do a systematic review or a meta-analysis, nor as a statistical or methodological textbook for students. Its origins lie in lectures for medical students, healthcare professionals from a variety of settings, and journalists. This book is a summary of the tools that Bandolier uses to assess evidence, to be able to distinguish good evidence from bad. It will be an invaluable resource for university course and GP tutors, family doctors, hospital consultants involved in research, pharmacists, and anyone interested in evidence-based health care.
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Dr Andrew Moore was educated at Balliol College, Oxford, as a biochemist, and has worked in the NHS, in industry, and in acadaemia.
For 10 years he has been editor of the EBM bulletin Bandolier, and oversees its large and successful Internet site, which now has up to three million visits each week. He has worked in pain research for a quarter of a century.
Andrew's main research interests involve methods of systematic review and meta-analysis, and he us involved with many systematic reviews as well as helping develop new and better understanding. He is the author of over 350 scientific papers, and about 100 papers on EBM. Professor Henry McQuay's research interests have included bench studies of analgesics, primary clinical trials of analgesic interventions and latterly using systematic review techniques to work out a relatively efficacy and safety of analgesics. He has published many articles and books about pain matters.
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