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Evidence Based Dentistry

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ADA Clinical Guidelines Handbook (2013 Update) provides instructions for the process of developing clinical practice guidelines.

Evidence-based decision making : a translational guide for dental professionals. 2009. HSL Call Number: WU 29 E928 2009. Check availability.

Evidence-based dentistry : managing information for better practice. 2008. HSL Call Number: WU 100 E93 2008. Check availability.

Hackshaw, Allan K., Elizabeth A. Paul and Elizabeth S. Davenport. Evidence-based dentistry : an introduction. 2006. HSL Call Number: WU 20.5 H123e 2006. Check availability.

Smeeton, N. C. Dental statistics made easy. 2005. HSL Call Number: WA 950 S637d 2005. Check availability.

"A practical approach to evidence-based dentistry" series from the Journal of the American Dental Association

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Brignardello-Petersen R, Carrasco-Labra A, Glick M, Guyatt GH, Azarpazhooh A. A practical approach to evidence-based dentistry: understanding and applying the principles of EBD. Journal of the American Dental Association. 2014 Nov;145(11):1105-7. doi:10.14219/jada.2014.102.

Brignardello-Petersen R, Carrasco-Labra A, Booth HA, Glick M, Guyatt GH,Azarpazhooh A, Agoritsas T. A practical approach to evidence-based dentistry: How to search for evidence to inform clinical decisions. Journal of the American Dental Association. 2014 Dec;145(12):1262-7. doi: 10.14219/jada.2014.113.

Brignardello-Petersen R, Carrasco-Labra A, Glick M, Guyatt GH, Azarpazhooh A. A practical approach to evidence-based dentistry: III: how to appraise and use an article about therapy. Journal of the American Dental Association. 2015 Jan;146(1):42-49.e1. doi:10.1016/j.adaj.2014.11.010.

Brignardello-Petersen R, Carrasco-Labra A, Glick M, Guyatt GH, Azarpazhooh A. A practical approach to evidence-based dentistry: IV: how to use an article about harm. Journal of the American Dental Association. 2015 Feb;146(2):94-101.e1. doi:10.1016/j.adaj.2014.12.002.

Brignardello-Petersen R, Carrasco-Labra A, Glick M, Guyatt GH, Azarpazhooh A. A practical approach to evidence-based dentistry: V: how to appraise and use an article about diagnosis. Journal of the American Dental Association. 2015 Mar;146(3):184-191.e1. doi:10.1016/j.adaj.2015.01.011.

Carrasco-Labra A, Brignardello-Petersen R, Glick M, Guyatt GH, Azarpazhooh A. A practical approach to evidence-based dentistry: VI: How to use a systematic review. Journal of the American Dental Association. 2015 Apr;146(4):255-65.e1. doi:10.1016/j.adaj.2015.01.025.

Carrasco-Labra A, Brignardello-Petersen R, Glick M, Guyatt GH, Neumann I,Azarpazhooh A. A practical approach to evidence-based dentistry: VII: How to use patient management recommendations from clinical practice guidelines. Journal of the American Dental Association. 2015 May;146(5):327-336.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.adaj.2015.03.015.

Sale JE, Amin M, Carrasco-Labra A, Brignardello-Petersen R, Glick M, GuyattGH, Azarpazhooh A. A practical approach to evidence-based dentistry: VIII: How to appraise an article based on a qualitative study. Journal of the American Dental Association. 2015 Aug;146(8):623-30. doi: 10.1016/j.adaj.2015.06.010.

"A practitioner's guide to developing critical appraisal skills" series from JADA

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Brignardello-Petersen R, Carrasco-Labra A, Shah P, Azarpazhooh A. A practitioner's guide to developing critical appraisal skills: what is the difference between clinical and statistical significance? Journal of the American Dental Association 144, no. 7 (2013):780-6.

Needleman I, Clarkson J, Worthington H. A practitioner's guide to developing critical appraisal skills: reviews of research. Journal of the American Dental Association 144, no. 5 (2013):527-30.

Barnett ML, Pihlstrom BL. A practitioner's guide to developing critical appraisal skills: interventional studies. Journal of the American Dental Association 143, no. 10 (2012):1114-9.

Matthews DC, Hujoel PP. A practitioner's guide to developing critical appraisal skills: observational studies. Journal of the American Dental Association 143, no.7 (2012):784-6.

Abt E, Bader JD, Bonetti D. A practitioner's guide to developing critical appraisal skills: translating research into clinical practice. Journal of the American Dental Association  143, no.4 (2012):386-90.

Abt E, Pihlstrom BL. A practitioner's guide to developing critical appraisal skills: the fundamentals of research. Journal of the American Dental Association 143, no.1 (2012):54-6.

"Understanding the jigsaw of evidence-based dentistry" series from Evidence-Based Dentistry

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Pitts, N. Understanding the jigsaw of evidence-based dentistry: 1. Introduction, research and synthesis. Evidence-based dentistry 5, no. 1 (2004):2-4.

Pitts, N. Understanding the jigsaw of evidence-based dentistry. 2. Dissemination of research results. Evidence-based dentistry 5, no. 2 (2004):33-35.

Pitts, N. Understanding the jigsaw of evidence-based dentistry. 3. Implementation of research findings in clinical practice. Evidence-based dentistry 5, no. 3 (2004):60-64.
 

"Study design" series from Evidence-Based Dentistry

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Levin, K. A. Study design I. Evidence-based dentistry 6, no. 3 (2005):78-79.

Levin, K. A. Study design II: Issues of chance, bias, confounding and contamination. Evidence-based dentistry 6, no. 4 (2005):102-103.

Levin, K. A. Study design III: Cross-sectional studies. Evidence-based dentistry 7, no. 1 (2006):24-25.

Levin, K. A. Study design IV: Cohort studies. Evidence-based dentistry 7, no. 2 (2006):51-52.

Levin, K. A. Study design V: Case-control studies. Evidence-based dentistry 7, no. 3 (2006):83-84.

Levin, K. A. Study design VI: Ecological studies. Evidence-based dentistry 7, no. 4 (2006):108.

Levin, K. A. Study design VII: Randomised controlled trials. Evidence-based dentistry 8, no. 1 (2007):22-3.

"Understanding statistics" series from Evidence-Based Dentistry.

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Abt E. Understanding statistics 1. Evidence-based dentistry 11, no.2 (2010):60-1.

Abt E. Understanding statistics 2. Evidence-based dentistry 11, no.3 (2010):93-4.

Abt E. Understanding statistics 3. Evidence-based dentistry 11, no.4 (2010):118.

Abt E. Understanding statistics 4. Evidence-based dentistry 12, no.1 (2011):25-7.

Abt E. Understanding statistics 5. Evidence-based dentistry 12, no.2 ( 2011):57-8.

"Evidence-based dentistry " series from the Journal of the Canadian Dental Association

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Sutherland, S. E. Evidence-based dentistry: Part I. Getting started. Journal of the Canadian Dental Association 67, no. 4 (2001):204-206

Sutherland, S. E. Evidence-based dentistry: Part II. Searching for answers to clinical questions: how to use MEDLINE. Journal of the Canadian Dental Association 67, no. 5 (2001):277-280.

Sutherland, S. E., and S. Walker. Evidence-based dentistry: Part III. Searching for answers to clinical questions: finding evidence on the Internet. Journal of the Canadian Dental Association 67, no. 6 (2001):320-323.

Sutherland, S. E. Evidence-based dentistry: Part IV. Research design and levels of evidence. Journal of the Canadian Dental Association 67, no. 7 (2001):375-378.

Sutherland, S. E. Evidence-based dentistry: Part V. Critical appraisal of the dental literature: papers about therapy. Journal of the Canadian Dental Association 67, no. 8 (2001):442-445.

Sutherland, S. E. Evidence-based Dentistry: Part VI. Critical Appraisal of the Dental Literature: Papers About Diagnosis, Etiology and Prognosis. Journal of the Canadian Dental Association 67, no. 10 (2001):582-585.

"Research in primary dental care" series from the British Dental Journal:

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Newton, J. T., E. J. Bower, and A. C. Williams. Research in primary dental care. Part 1: Setting the scene. British dental journal 196, no. 9 (2004):523-526.

Newton, J. T., E. J. Bower, and A. C. Williams. Research in primary dental care. Part 2: Developing a research question. British dental journal 196, no. 10 (2004):605-608.

Williams, A. C., E. J. Bower, and J. T. Newton. Research in primary dental care part 3: Designing your study. British dental journal 196, no. 11 (2004):669-674.

Williams, A. C., E. J. Bower, and J. T. Newton. Research in primary dental care part 4: measures. British dental journal 196, no. 12 (2004):739-746.

Bower, E. J., J. T. Newton, and A. C. Williams. Research in primary dental care. Part 5: devising a proposal, obtaining funding and ethical considerations. British dental journal 197, no. 1 (2004):17-19

Williams, A. C., E. J. Bower, and J. T. Newton. Research in primary dental care Part 6: Data analysis. British dental journal 197, no. 2 (2004):67-73.

"Further statistics in dentistry" series from the British Dental Journal:

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Moles, D. Further statistics in dentistry: Introduction. British dental journal 193, no. 7 (2002):377-380.

Petrie, A., J. S. Bulman, and J. F. Osborn. Further statistics in dentistry: Part 1: Research designs 1. British dental journal 193, no. 7 (2002):377-380.

Petrie, A., J. S. Bulman, and J. F. Osborn. Further statistics in dentistry. Part 2: Research designs 2. British dental journal 193, no. 8 (2002):435-440.

Petrie, A., J. S. Bulman, and J. F. Osborn. Further statistics in dentistry. Part 3: Clinical trials 1. British dental journal 193, no. 9 (2002):495-498.

Petrie, A., J. S. Bulman, and J. F. Osborn. Further statistics in dentistry. Part 4: Clinical trials 2. British dental journal 193, no. 10 (2002):557-561.

Petrie, A., J. S. Bulman, and J. F. Osborn. Further statistics in dentistry, Part 5: Diagnostic tests for oral conditions. British dental journal 193, no. 11 (2002):621-625.

Petrie, A., J. S. Bulman, and J. F. Osborn. Further statistics in dentistry. Part 6: Multiple linear regression. British dental journal 193, no. 12 (2002):675-682.

Petrie, A., J. S. Bulman, and J. F. Osborn. Further statistics in dentistry. Part 7: repeated measures. British dental journal 194, no. 1 (2003):17-21.

Petrie, A., J. S. Bulman, and J. F. Osborn. Further statistics in dentistry Part 8: Systematic reviews and meta-analyses. British dental journal 194, no. 2 (2003):73-78.

Petrie, A., J. S. Bulman, and J. F. Osborn. Further statistics in dentistry. Part 9: Bayesian statistics.British dental journal 194, no. 3 (2003):129-134.

Osborn, J. F., J. S. Bulman, and A. Petrie. Further statistics in dentistry. Part 10: Sherlock Holmes, evidence and evidence-based dentistry.British dental journal 194, no. 4 (2003):189-195.