Summary: Evidence-Based Decision Making for Dental Professions teaches the skills necessary for life-long learning that are an important part of the ability to translate recent and relevant scientific evidence into practical applications. This concise, hands-on text provides a method for making evidence-based decisions in practice. The book presents a step-by-step approach to mastering the five essential skills of evidence-based decision making-formulating patient-centered qu ...show moreestions, searching for the appropriate evidence, critically appraising the evidence, applying the evidence to practice, and evaluating the process. Five Case Scenarios are used throughout the book and cover the broad areas of therapy/prevention, diagnosis, etiology/harm/causation, and prognosis. Each chapter has objectives, suggested activities, a quiz, critical thinking questions, and exercises. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 09
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