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Ending medical reversal : improving outcomes, saving lives

Author(s):
Prasad, Vinayak K, 1982- , author
Cifu, Adam S, author
Title(s):
Ending medical reversal : improving outcomes, saving livesĀ / Vinayak K. Prasad, Adam S. Cifu.
Country of Publication:
United States
Publisher:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2015]
Description:
viii, 264 pages : illustrations
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781421417721 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1421417723 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781421417738 (electronic)
1421417731 (electronic)
LCCN:
2014049513
MeSH:
Clinical Trials as Topic
Delivery of Health Care*
Evidence-Based Medicine
Therapeutics/trends
Treatment Outcome*
Publication Type(s):
Popular Work
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
What is medical reversal? -- Subjective outcomes : why feeling better is often misleading -- Surrogate outcomes -- Screening tests -- System failure -- Finding flawed therapies on our own -- The frequency of medical reversal -- The harms of medical reversal : today's patients, tomorrow's patients and the healthcare field -- A primer in evidence based medicine : what is evidence in medicine? -- What really got you better : when evidence gets complicated -- Scientific progress, revolution, and medical reversal -- Sources of flawed data -- Why are we so attracted to flawed therapies? -- Medical education : a very good place to start -- Academic medicine -- Reforming the system : the burden of proof and nudging our way past reversal -- How not to become a victim of reversal -- Beyond dogma : when randomized trials are unnecessary.
NLM ID:
101648973 [Book]

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