IntroductionThe nature of evidenceProbabilityClinical endpoints of benefits and harmsStatistical expressions of benefit and harmBias and confoundingSystematic reviewsRandomized controlled trialsGeneral principlesStopping rulesAnalysis of subgroupsSafetyGeneralizabilityObservational studiesGeneral overviewHistorical controlled trialsConcurrent cohort studiesCase-control designsDatabasesCase reportsQualitative researchApproaches and methodsUses in the evaluation of therapeutic interventionsEconomic evaluationGeneral principlesCost-effectiveness, cost-utility and cost-minimization analysesCost-consequences analysisDecision-makingFor individualsFor populations.
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Cover; Book title; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Section 1 Introduction; 1.1 The nature of evidence; 1.2 Probability; 1.3 Clinical endpoints of benefits and harms; 1.4 Statistical expressions of benefit and harm; 1.5 Bias and confounding; 1.6 Systematic reviews; Section 2 Randomized controlled trials; 2.1 General principles; 2.2 Stopping rules; 2.3 Analysis of subgroups; 2.4 Safety; 2.5 Generalizability; Section 3 Observational studies; 3.1 General overview; 3.2 Historical controlled trials; 3.3 Concurrent cohort studies; 3.4 Case-control designs; 3.5 Databases. 3.6 Case reportsSection 4 Qualitative research; 4.1 Approaches and methods; 4.2 Uses in the evaluation of therapeutic interventions; Section 5 Economic evaluation; 5.1 General principles; 5.2 Cost-effectiveness, cost-utility and cost-minimization analyses; 5.3 Cost-consequences analysis; Section 6 Decision-making; 6.1 For individuals; 6.2 For populations; Glossary; A; B; C; D; E; G; H; I; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z.
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