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 effectsof interventions.
Generate a structured clinical question about intervention for a clinical scenario
Appraise the validity of randomised controlled trials
Understand how to interpret the results from randomised controlled trials and calculateadditional 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
PublisherElsevier
Pages59-95
Number of pages37
ISBN (Print)9780729539029, 0729539024
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

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Bennett, S., & Hoffmann, T. C. (2010). Evidence about effects of interventions. In T. Hoffmann, S. Bennett, & C. del Mar (Eds.), Evidence-based practice across the health professions (pp. 59-95). Chatswood : Elsevier.