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A librarian's guide to health research

Mr. M. L. Stone "mathewleestone"
 
Bad Science
Bad Science
"For goodness sake, read this book!"
The Trouble with Medical Journals
The Trouble with Medical Journals
"A heavier read than most of the others on this list but still well written and interesting insight into the world of journal publication."
Follies and Fallacies in Medicine
Follies and Fallacies in Medicine
The Medical Detective: John Snow, Cholera and the Mystery of the Broad Street Pump
The Medical Detective: John Snow, Cholera and the Mystery of the Broad Street Pump
"Essentially a guide to one of the earliest controlled trials"
How to Read a Paper: The Basics of Evidence-Based Medicine (HOW - How To)
How to Read a Paper: The Basics of Evidence-Based Medicine (HOW - How To)
"Probably the best guide to the critical appraisal of health research"
Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: A Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice
Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: A Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice
One Man's Medicine: An Autobiography of Professor Archie Cochrane (The Memoir Club)
One Man's Medicine: An Autobiography of Professor Archie Cochrane (The Memoir Club)
"A bit of a bore is Archie, but if you're willing to fight through the (at times) petty sermonising and wooden prose ... what a life!  And lots of useful information about evidence-based healthcare"
Testing Treatments: Better Research for Better Healthcare
Testing Treatments: Better Research for Better Healthcare
Understanding Clinical Papers
Understanding Clinical Papers
"Not a fluent as read a some other books on critically appraising clinical research but covers a lot of ground especially on the statistics side."
The Truth about the Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What to Do about It
The Truth about the Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What to Do about It
"I was expecting a bit more from this.  For me the main killer argument in this book is that most of the important medical research is (despite what the drug companies say) in fact publically funded research that leads to nearly all the improtant breakthroughs.  The drug companies simply cash in."
The Doctor's Guide to Critical Appraisal
The Doctor's Guide to Critical Appraisal
"Very clear and concise.  Good questions and answers so that you can test yourself."
Essential Evidence-based Medicine with CD-ROM (Essential Medical Texts for Students and Trainees)
Essential Evidence-based Medicine with CD-ROM (Essential Medical Texts for Students and Trainees)
"Good as an introduction to different research methods and how to critically appraise clinical research papers"
Placebo: Mind over Matter in Modern Medicine
Placebo: Mind over Matter in Modern Medicine
"The placebo is a fascinating subject and this book offers an incredible insight into it."
The Wisdom of Whores: Bureaucrats, Brothels and the Business of AIDS
The Wisdom of Whores: Bureaucrats, Brothels and the Business of AIDS