"DISCERN is an instrument, or tool, which has been designed to help users of consumer health information judge the quality of written information about treatment choices... DISCERN is suitable for anyone who uses or produces information about treatment choices."
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Using original research papers as the basis for a series of critical essays, this book demonstrates clearly how to get the most from the published literature. The editors describe the ways in which the reader can approach and evaluate a variety of research methodologies and topics. Both qualitative and quantitative research methods are covered, involving in-depth interviews, descriptive surveys, analytical studies, randomized controlled trials, and cohort studies, and covering many aspects of patient care.