2011

Evidence Based Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-1029-5 (Print) 978-1-4419-1030-1 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. The Problem and Available Resources

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-17

      Introduction to Evidence-Based Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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      Pages 19-25

      Evidence-Based Pathology: A Stable Set of Principles for a Rapidly Evolving Specialty

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      Pages 27-39

      What Is Best Evidence in Pathology?

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      Pages 41-60

      Biostatistics 101

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      Pages 61-93

      Prognostication and Prediction in Anatomic Pathology: Carcinoma of the Breast as an Illustrative Model

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      Pages 95-120

      Principles of Classification and Diagnosis in Anatomic Pathology and the Inevitability of Problem Cases

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      Pages 121-140

      Evaluating Oncopathological Studies: The Need to Evaluate the Internal and External Validity of Study Results

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      Pages 141-148

      Power Analysis and Sample Sizes in Pathology Research

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      Pages 149-171

      Meta-Analysis: A Statistical Method to Integrate Information Provided by Different Studies

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      Pages 173-186

      Decision Analysis and Decision Support Systems in Anatomic Pathology

  3. Solutions Offered by Evidence-Based Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 187-187

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      Pages 189-201

      Evidence-Based Approach to Evaluate Information Published in the Pathology Literature and Integrate It with Personal Experience

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      Pages 203-211

      Evidence-Based Cell Pathology Revisited: A Personal View

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      Pages 213-234

      Development of Evidence-Based Diagnostic Criteria and Prognostic/Predictive Models: Experience at Cedars Sinai Medical Center

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      Pages 235-244

      Evaluation and Reduction of Diagnostic Errors in Pathology Using an Evidence-Based Approach

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      Pages 245-259

      Meta-Analysis 101 for Pathologists

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      Pages 261-295

      Evidence-Based Practices in Applied Immunohistochemistry: Dilemmas Caused by Cross-Purposes

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      Pages 297-304

      Evidence-Based Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Molecular Pathology Era: Transition of Tests from the Research Bench into Practice

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      Pages 305-322

      The Use of Decision Analysis Tools for the Selection of Clinical Laboratory Tests: Developing Diagnostic and Forecasting Models Using Laboratory Evidence

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      Pages 323-335

      Implementation and Benefits of Computerized Physician Order Entry and Evidence-Based Clinical Decision Support Systems

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      Pages 337-348

      Evidence-Based Pathology and Tort Law: How Do They Compare?

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 349-361