Press "Enter" to skip to content

A Concise Guide to Observational Studies in Healthcare by Allan Hackshaw

By Allan Hackshaw

A Concise consultant to Observational reviews in Healthcare presents busy healthcare execs with an easy-to-read creation and evaluate to carrying out, analysing and assessing observational reviews. it's a appropriate advent for a person with out previous wisdom of research layout, research or behavior because the very important options are offered in the course of the textual content. It presents an summary to the beneficial properties of layout, analyses and behavior of observational experiences, with no utilizing mathematical formulae, or advanced information or terminology and is an invaluable advisor for researchers carrying out their very own experiences, those that perform reports co-ordinated through others, or who learn or overview a printed file of an observational examine. Examples are in keeping with scientific gains of individuals, biomarkers, way of life conduct and environmental exposures, and comparing caliber of care

Show description

Read or Download A Concise Guide to Observational Studies in Healthcare PDF

Best diseases books

What is Diabetes? Diabetes Management for You:What You Need to Know and What You Can do About Your Diabetes

What's diabetes? Diabetes is a major, yet reversable ailment. it could possibly result in many illnesses, yet you must have the information of diabetes administration to show this round and reside a regular lifestyles back. There are pink scorching information during this publication that might support your diabetes keep an eye on and support opposite your diabetes too!

Plagues and Peoples

Upon its unique booklet, Plagues and Peoples used to be an instantaneous severe and renowned luck, supplying a greatly new interpretation of worldwide background as visible throughout the awesome impact--political, demographic, ecological, and psychological--of illness on cultures. From the conquest of Mexico by way of smallpox up to by means of the Spanish, to the bubonic plague in China, to the typhoid epidemic in Europe, the heritage of sickness is the background of humankind.

Inflammatory Diseases of the Brain

This moment, up-to-date variation of Inflammatory ailments of the mind presents a accomplished review of the sphere from a neuroradiological perspective. for you to be certain a standardized technique all through, every one disease-oriented bankruptcy is back subdivided into 3 relevant sections: epidemiology, scientific presentation, and remedy; imaging; and differential prognosis.

A Colour Handbook of Skin Diseases of the Dog and Cat UK Version, Second Edition

Following the luck and important approval for the 1st version, the second one version of pores and skin illnesses of the puppy and Cat is being both good approved, by means of reviewers and readers alike. The strengths of the 1st version were preserved: Problem-oriented process; the publication is prepared in twelve chapters overlaying dermatoses categorized by way of their precept proposing signal Concise systematically dependent textual content; definition, aetiology and pathogenesis, scientific gains, differential diagnoses, diagnostic assessments, administration concentration is on scientific perform and the necessity to clarify the sickness to the landlord fabulous and generously sized color images and diagrams transparent simple layout - one situation according to web page or unfold of pages Referenced all through to provide the clinician entry to the literature in the framework and in gentle of the exponential development of knowledge in small animal dermatology given that first ebook, the authors have revised the complete textual content for the hot moment variation, additional twenty-one new sections and 100 and thirty-one new color photographs.

Additional resources for A Concise Guide to Observational Studies in Healthcare

Example text

Lifestyle habit, biological measurement, imaging marker, or genetic factor) that is associated with an increase or decrease in a person’s chance of having or developing a disorder (or early death). g. eating lots of fruits and vegetables) • Serum cholesterol • Breast lesion found on a mammogram • BRCA 1 gene for breast cancer Some risk factors could also be investigated in relation to an intermediate out­ come, for example, blood pressure is a risk factor for stroke, and could be used to examine how the risk of stroke increases with increasing blood pressure.

Dos Santos Silva I. Measurement of exposures and outcomes. In: Cancer Epidemiology: Principles and Methods. IARC Press (1999). fr/en/publications/pdfsonline/epi/cancerepi/. Accessed 14 May 2014. 18. Rothman N, Hainaut P, Schulte P, Smith M, Boffetta P, Perera F, eds. Molecular Epidemiology: Principles and Practices. International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) (2011). Chapter 2 Outcome measures, risk factors, and causality This chapter describes the three fundamental types of measurements used in observational studies and how data based on each type are summarised and introduces the concepts of risk and risk factors and how evidence for a causal link between an exposure and outcome measure could be determined.

5. Pope C, Mays N. Qualitative Research in Health Care. Wiley-Blackwell. Third Edition. (2006). 6. Silverman D. Doing Qualitative Research: A Practical Handbook. SAGE Publications. Fourth Edition (2013). Grimes DA, Schulz KF. Descriptive studies: what they can and cannot do. htm. Accessed 14 May 2014. MacMahon S, Collins R. Reliable assessment of the effects of treatment on mortality and major morbidity, II: observational studies. Lancet 2001;357:455–62 10. Sox HC, Goodman SN. The methods of comparative effectiveness research.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.11 of 5 – based on 41 votes