INTERPRETING THE MEDICAL LITERATURE, Fourth EditionGET MORE FROM EVERY JOURNAL YOU READStephen Gehlbach's readable guide enhances the quality of the information you gain every time you sit down to read the medical literature. Interpreting the Medical Literature makes the task of keeping up less daunting. By demystifying the complex language of research studies, this guide makes reading medical literature more palatable, digestible, and profitable.FIRST CHOICE FOR UNDERSTANDING MEDICAL RESEARCH * Enhances your ability to interpret medical literature and judge the value and significance of any study * Makes reading research studies quicker, easier, and more pleasurable * Hones your analytical skills and gives you the power to judge study design, methods, and meaning * Clarifies dense, scientific prose * Simplies statistical analysis * Offers numerous examples from actual medical literature * Includes new figures and charts"The author is highly readable...the book is very well written, organized thoughtfully, and contains many clincal examples." -- Doody's Journal"An important and welcome text that greatly helps to demystify the epistemology and praxis of biomedical research." -- Journal of Family Practice (on the 2nd Edition)Gehlbach, Stephen H. is the author of 'Interpreting the Medical Literature', published 2002 under ISBN 9780071387620 and ISBN 0071387625.