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Hunink M, Glasziou P, Siegel J, et al. Decision making in health and medicine. Integrating evidence and values. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.
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  1. Chris Hyde, MBBS, MRCP, MFPHM
  1. University of Birmingham
 Birmingham, UK

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    Aims. This book supersedes the highly respected text Clinical decision analysis by Weinstein et al published in 1980. Its main purpose is to provide insights and tools that can aid decision making in health care. In this, like its predecessor, it eminently succeeds.


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    Decision making in health and medicine. Integrating evidence and values is available from http://uk.cambridge.org/ for £38.00.

    Target audience. The flyer makes the bold claim that the user-friendly text will help everyone involved in healthcare and medical decision making, specifically practitioners, trainees, and students studying clinical decision analysis, evidence-based medicine, and clinical epidemiology. Although a little hyperbole is to be expected, this description has serious potential to mislead. Despite being extremely well written and structured, and furnished with …

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