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Management decisions

Helen Ward, Mireille B. Toledano, Gavin Shaddick, Bethan Davies and Paul Elliott

in Oxford Handbook of Epidemiology for Clinicians

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Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9780198529880
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740770 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198529880.003.0002

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Management decisions

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Decisions, decisions . . . the principles of clinical management - What is prognosis? Looking into the crystal ball - Prognosis: mortality - Prognosis: morbidity - Evidence-based management - Clinical guidelines - How effective is the treatment? - Interpreting reports of clinical trials - How appropriate is the treatment? - Patient-centred decision-making

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Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology ; Epidemiology

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