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Drug Information and Literature Evaluation Second Edition

Drug Information and Literature Evaluation Second Edition

Edited by Marie A. Abate and Matthew L. Blommel



A concise guide to medical literature evaluation and the provision of medication and health information.

Published1st Feb, 2023
Dimensions234 x 156 mm
Page count252


Drug Information and Literature Evaluation provides an overview, advantages and disadvantages of all commonly used information resources available to health professionals in print, online or apps.

Taking the user from first principles, Drug Information and Literature Evaluation Second Edition, addresses each type of resource in turn and provides a step-by-step guide to evaluating clinical studies.

The chapters have been updated and expanded, alongside a new chapter focused on literature analysis and application of adverse drug events. It also includes additional worked examples and self-assessment questions for each chapter.

  • Evidence-based approach to addressing information needs
  • Tertiary Resources
  • Secondary Resources
  • Internet Resources
  • Evaluating Clinical Studies - step 1: what type of study is it?
  • Evaluating Clinical Studies - step 2: the journal, authors, and study purpose
  • Evaluating Clinical Studies - step 3: methods used
  • Evaluating Clinical Studies - step 4: statistical analyses
  • Evaluating Clinical Studies - step 5: results, Interpretation and Conclusions
  • Evaluating Clinical Studies - step 6: putting It All Together
  • Equivalence and Noninferiority Studies
  • Practice Guidelines, Systematic Reviews, and Meta-Analyses
  • Adverse Drug Events - Literature Analysis and Application
  • Answers to questions


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