Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 April 2000

216 Pages | 1 line illus

ISBN: 9780192632166

Bookseller Code (05)

Clinical Judgement

Evidence in Practice

R. S. Downie, Jane MacNaughton, and Fiona Randall

Medical decisions are usually thought to follow from evidence-based science, but this is an oversimplified view. The book investigates the complex nature of evidence in medicine, makes a case for the centrality of clinical judgement, and identifies the elements of good judgement in decisions made in the clinic, in public health, and in resource management.


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