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Author Prasad, Vinayak K., 1982-
Title Ending medical reversal : improving outcomes, saving lives / Vinayak K. Prasad, Adam S. Cifu.
Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2015]
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Description viii, 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What is medical reversal? -- Subjective outcomes : why feeling better is often misleading -- Surrogate outcomes -- Screening tests -- System failure -- Finding flawed therapies on our own -- The frequency of medical reversal -- The harms of medical reversal : today's patients, tomorrow's patients and the healthcare field -- A primer in evidence based medicine : what is evidence in medicine? -- What really made you better : when evidence gets complicated -- Scientific progress, revolution, and medical reversal -- Sources of flawed data -- Why are we so attracted to flawed therapies? -- Medical education : a very good place to start -- Academic medicine -- Reforming the system : the burden of proof and nudging our way past reversal -- How not to become a victim of reversal -- Beyond dogma : when randomized trials are unnecessary.
Subject Medical care.
Therapeutics.
Clinical trials.
Added Author Cifu, Adam S.
Added Title Improving outcomes, saving lives
ISBN 9781421417721 hardcover alkaline paper
1421417723 hardcover alkaline paper
9781421417738 electronic book
1421417731 electronic book
Standard No. 99964785347