The Resource Smart Health Choices : making sense of health advice, (electronic resource)

Smart Health Choices : making sense of health advice, (electronic resource)

Label
Smart Health Choices : making sense of health advice
Title
Smart Health Choices
Title remainder
making sense of health advice
Title variation
Smart health choices
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Smart Health Choices provides the tools for assessing health advice, whether it comes from a specialist, a general practitioner, a naturopath, the media, the internet of a friend. It shows you how to take an active role in your own healthcare, and how to make the best decisions for you and your loved ones, based on your personal preferences and the best available evidence
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Irwig, Les
Language note
English
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Irwig, Judy
  • Trevena, Lyndal
  • Sweet, Melissa
  • Tandberg, Ron
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thinking
  • Health Education
  • Behavior
  • Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms
  • Education, Nonprofessional
  • Mental Processes
  • Preventive Health Services
  • Psychological Phenomena and Processes
  • Community Health Services
  • Health Services
  • Education
  • Psychiatry and Psychology
  • Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services
  • Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
  • Health Care
  • Consumer Health Information
  • Health Behavior
  • Decision Making
Label
Smart Health Choices : making sense of health advice, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; About the authors; Before you read this book; Acknowledgements; Disclaimer; I: Health advice can be harmful; 1: This book could save your life; 2: Be sceptical; 3: Bad evidence; 4: Don't always rely on the experts; II: Your body, your choice; 5: Smart health choice essentials; 6: Choosing a practitioner or a hospital; III: Stories and studies; 7: An education in shopping; 8: The weakness of one; 9: The power of many; IV: Evaluating the evidence; 10: Judging which tests and treatments really work; 11: What makes you sick?
  • V: Improving your healthcare12: Finding the best evidence; 13: Doing your bit; 14: How to apply the evidence to you and your situation; VI: Testing your skill; 15: Making sense of health advice; 16: Is this a useful diagnostic test?; 17: Decision thresholds; 18: Relative risk, relative and absolute risk reduction, number needed to treat and confidence intervals; Useful sources of health advice; Glossary; After you read this book; A, B, C; Index; D, E, F; G, H, I; J, K, L; M, N, O; P, Q, R; S, T, U; V, W, X; Y, Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (358 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781781610534
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000410538
  • (EBL)1474311
  • (SSID)ssj0000997916
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11548897
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000997916
  • (PQKBWorkID)11013729
  • (PQKB)10458874
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000410538
Label
Smart Health Choices : making sense of health advice, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; About the authors; Before you read this book; Acknowledgements; Disclaimer; I: Health advice can be harmful; 1: This book could save your life; 2: Be sceptical; 3: Bad evidence; 4: Don't always rely on the experts; II: Your body, your choice; 5: Smart health choice essentials; 6: Choosing a practitioner or a hospital; III: Stories and studies; 7: An education in shopping; 8: The weakness of one; 9: The power of many; IV: Evaluating the evidence; 10: Judging which tests and treatments really work; 11: What makes you sick?
  • V: Improving your healthcare12: Finding the best evidence; 13: Doing your bit; 14: How to apply the evidence to you and your situation; VI: Testing your skill; 15: Making sense of health advice; 16: Is this a useful diagnostic test?; 17: Decision thresholds; 18: Relative risk, relative and absolute risk reduction, number needed to treat and confidence intervals; Useful sources of health advice; Glossary; After you read this book; A, B, C; Index; D, E, F; G, H, I; J, K, L; M, N, O; P, Q, R; S, T, U; V, W, X; Y, Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (358 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781781610534
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000410538
  • (EBL)1474311
  • (SSID)ssj0000997916
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11548897
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000997916
  • (PQKBWorkID)11013729
  • (PQKB)10458874
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000410538

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