Chapter 1. What is Evidence.
Chapter 2. Measurement, Forms and Questionnaires.
Chapter 3. Principles of Study Size Calculation.
Chapter 4. Randomisation.
Chapter 5. Cross-sectional Longitudinal Studies.
Chapter 6. Surveys, Cohort and Case-Control Studies.
Chapter 7. Clinical Trails - General Issues.
Chapter 8. Early Clinical Trials.
Chapter 9. Phase III Trials.
Chapter 10. Diagnosis.
Chapter 11. Prognostic Factor Studies.
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- Includes many examples from medical literature
- Each chapter begins with a short summary
- Written by two bestselling authors