Critical thinking :understanding and evaluating dental research
- au: Donald Maxwell Brunette.
- Publish: Chicago : Quintessence Pub. Co c2007.
- 出版年: 2007
- ver: 2nd ed
- sb: Dental Research
- ISBN: 0867154268 , 0867154268 , 9780867154269 , 9780867154269
- ps: Includes bibliographical references and index Introduction: reasons for studying critical thinking Scientific method and the behavior of scientists Rhetoric Searching the dental literature Logic: the basics Introduction to abductive and inductive logic: analogy, models & authority Inductive logic: hypothesis and causation Quacks, cranks and abuses of logic Probability and statistics: pt. 1, discrete variables Probability and statistics: pt. 2, continuous variables Measurement Errors of measurement Presentation of results Reliability, sensitivity, and specificity of diagnostic tests and measurements Research strategies Observaton Correlation Experimentation Experimental design Some more on statistical inference Judgment
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Brunette (oral biological and medical sciences, U. of British Columbia, Canada) offers an updated text for dentists, dental students, graduate students, and allied oral health care professionals. The second edition features a new chapter on searching the dental literature via the Internet, a rewritten chapter clarifying the information on diagnostic tests and measurements in clinical practice, expanded sections on statistics to include more information on basic statistical principles, and updated and expanded treatment of several topics including argument maps, abductive logic, real-world research, and Simpson’s paradox. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)