Testing Treatments: Better Research for Better Healthcare
by I. Evans, H. Thornton, I. Chalmers, P. Glasziou
Publisher: Pinter & Martin 2011
Number of pages: 226
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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