Chapter 2. How Should we Evaluate our Interventions?

  1. Peter Langhorne Senior Lecturer1 and
  2. Martin Dennis Reader in Stroke Medicine2

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760215.ch2

Stroke Units: An Evidence Based Approach

Stroke Units: An Evidence Based Approach

How to Cite

Langhorne, P. and Dennis, M. (1998) How Should we Evaluate our Interventions?, in Stroke Units: An Evidence Based Approach, BMJ Books, Tavistock Square, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760215.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Academic Section of Geriatric Medicine, Royal Infirmary, Glasgow UK

  2. 2

    Neurosciences Trials Unit, University Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727912114

Online ISBN: 9780470760215

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Keywords:

  • health service;
  • research trials;
  • health care interventions;
  • health promotion group.;
  • clinical trials

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Levels of Evidence

  • Sources of Error

  • Design of a Reliable Stroke Unit Trial

  • Why Randomised Trials May not be Enough

  • Systematic Reviews of Randomised Trials