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The Measures of Medicine: Benefits, Harms, and Costs

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: (Published 13 May 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1275
  1. Tom Jefferson

    Richard K Riegelman Blackwell Science, pounds sterling29.50, pp 177 ISBN 0 86542 280 X

    The Measures of Medicine is a book in two parts, written to bridge the gap between individual and population based medicine. The first part introduces the reader to the science of quantitative decision making by illustrating the relation between the benefits and harms of each decision we take. The second part adds the economic perspective to the decision making process.

    Each chapter is illustrated by examples …

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