Evidence about effects of interventions

Sally Bennett, Tammy C Hoffmann

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Abstract

After reading this chapter, you should be able to:
• Understand more about study designs appropriate for answering questions about effects of
interventions
• Generate a structured clinical question about an intervention for a clinical scenario
• Appraise the validity of randomised controlled trials
• Understand how to interpret the results from randomised controlled trials and calculate
additional results (such as confidence intervals) where possible
• Describe how evidence about the effects of intervention can be used to inform
practice
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEvidence-based practice across the health professions
EditorsTammy Hoffmann, Sally Bennett, Chris Del Mar
Place of PublicationChatswood, Australia
PublisherElsevier
Pages61-96
Number of pages36
Edition2nd
ISBN (Print)9780729541350
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Bennett, S., & Hoffmann, T. C. (2013). Evidence about effects of interventions. In T. Hoffmann, S. Bennett, & C. Del Mar (Eds.), Evidence-based practice across the health professions (2nd ed., pp. 61-96). Chatswood, Australia : Elsevier.