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Published: 12 May 2005

288 Pages | numerous figures and tables


ISBN: 9780195178708

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To Your Health

How to Understand What Research Tells Us about Risk

Helena C. Kraemer, Karen Kraemer Lowe, and David J. Kupfer, M.D.

  • Discussion of the issues in non-technical language with interesting and real demonstrations from the general media as well as scientific journals
  • A careful evaluation of methods that work very well (longitudinal risk studies, randomized clinical trials) as well as those that are problematic (case-control studies, cross-sectional studies)
  • Re-evaluation of old methods, some of which prove questionable, and introduction of some novel methods

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