| A Word from the Author ||xiii|
|Section I How do we See Things in Medicine|
|Chapter 1 How do we see medicine, health and disease? A basic set of rules and fundamental paradigms||3|
|1.1 The art and science of medicine ||5|
|1.2 The goals of medicine and its ensuing strategies: Health protection, disease prevention, and 7 health promotion|
|1.3 How do we define and understand health and disease ||8|
|1.4 Conclusions. Understanding the remaining chapters of this book ||13|
|Chapter 2 The work of physicians with individuals and communities. Epidemiology and other partners in evidence-based medicine||15|
|2.1 Common logic in dealing with individual patients and communities ||16|
|2.2 Patterns of reasoning in practice and research and key ways to decisions ||18|
|2.3 Related fields in research and practice ||22|
|2.4 Conclusions. Fulfilling the Hippocratic oath ||38|
|Chapter 3 The logic of modern medicine. Reasoning and underlying concepts||45|
|3.3 Uncertainty and probability in medicine ||53|
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Book title: Foundations of Evidence-Based Medicine.
Contributors: Milos Jenicek - Author.
Publisher: Parthenon Publishing.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 2002.
Page number: vii.
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