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A concise, clear, generously illustrated textbook organized in a sequence relevant to clinical thinking: defining abnormality; predictive values of diagnostic tests; tactics for efficient sequence in diagnostic study; measures of frequency of disease states and manifestations; estimating prognosis; methods for assessment of treatment effects; causation; and other topics. Should serve well as a text for teaching medical students how to think logically about clinical phenomena and proceed logically in clinical decisions. Older physicians not exposed to these concepts should profit just as much from this text. Not the least of its value is in stimulating scepticism about what one reads
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Clinical Epidemiology: The Essentials.. Ann Intern Med. 1982;97:799. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-97-5-799_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;97(5):799.
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