Evidence Synthesis for Decision Making in Healthcare (BOK)

Alexander J. Sutton, Keith R. Abrams, Nicola J. Cooper, A. E. Ades, Nicky J. Welton

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In the evaluation of healthcare, rigorous methods of quantitative assessment are necessary to establish interventions that are beneficial, are superior to all alternatives and are cost-effective. Usually one study will not provide answers to these questions and it will be necessary to synthesize evidence from multiple sources. This book aims to outline a coherent approach to such evidence synthesis, for the purpose of decision making. Each chapter contains worked examples, exercises and solutions drawn from a variety of medical disciplines Evidence Syntesis for Decision Making intends to provide a practical guide to the appropriate methods for synthesizing evidence for use in analytical decision models. More specifically, it proposes a comprehensive evidence synthesis framework, which models all the available data appropriately and efficiently in a format that can be incorporated directly into a decision model.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter A. E. Ades, Alexander J. Sutton, Keith R. Abrams, Nicky J. Welton, Nicola J. Cooper
Forlag
Wiley
ISBN 9780470061091
Antall sider 294 Dimensjoner 15,7cm x 23,4cm x 1,9cm
Vekt 504 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Medicine: general issues, Clinical & internal medicine, Probability & statistics