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IMED2003 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Helicobacter Pylori, Peptic Ulcer, Electronic Body MusicPremium

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Department
Integrated Medical Sciences
Course Code
IMED2003
Professor
Kellie Bennett
Study Guide
Midterm

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IMED2003: Revision 3 Notes
Hypothesis Testing
H0:
There is NO association between the exposure and disease of interest
= NULL
H1:
There is an association between the exposure and disease of interest
(beyond what might be expected from random error alone)
= ALTERNATIVE
Hypothesis Framing EXAMPLE!
One-sided example:
Helicobacter pylori infection is associated with increased risk of stomach
ulcer
Two-sided example:
Helicobacter pylori infection is associated with stomach ulcer
SUMMARY:
Evidence-Based Practice (EBP):
the application of the best available research to care, which requires the
integration of evidence with clinical expertise and patient values
Basic steps in EBM (5 As model):
Assess, Ask, Acquire, Appraise, Apply, (Audit)
A well-built clinical question:
Asking answerable clinical questions
PICO (TT)
Five main types of clinical questions
Therapy / Intervention
Diagnosis
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