Do contact lenses shape up? [guest editorial]
Carney, Leo G. (2006) Do contact lenses shape up? [guest editorial]. Clinical and Experimental Optometry, 89(3), pp. 121-123.
There is an increasing emphasis in health-care delivery on the need for evidence-based practice. While the principle of basing clinical decisions on the available evidence is long-standing, applying the appropriate and tested evidence to specific problems has now become a formalised and recognised discipline. Resources and methods to achieve this are numerous and wide-spread. In the most recent edition of his book Studying a Study and Testing a Test, Reigelman1 points out that 'efficiently reading the research evidence is the key to successfully putting progress into practice'. He provides a very useful and effective framework to follow in evaluating health-care evidence presented in the scientific literature and identifying flaws in that evidence, and establishing whether those flaws are 'fatal'….
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300) > Optical Technology (111302)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Centre for Health Research|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2006 Blackwell Publishing|
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|Deposited On:||04 Oct 2007|
|Last Modified:||22 Apr 2010 02:40|
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