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Testing Treatments: Better Research for Better Healthcare

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Testing Treatments: Better Research for Better Healthcare
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Publisher: Pinter & Martin
ISBN/ASIN: 1905177488
ISBN-13: 9781905177486
Number of pages: 226

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How do we know whether a particular treatment really works? How reliable is the evidence? And how do we ensure that research into medical treatments best meets the needs of patients? These are just a few of the questions addressed in a lively and informative way in this book. Brimming with vivid examples, Testing Treatments will inspire both patients and professionals.

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