TITLE

The benefits of a strong hypothesis for retrospective research

AUTHOR(S)
Harcourt-Brown, Tom
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;11/9/2013, Vol. 173 Issue 18, p447
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on the positive aspects of retrospective research in veterinary medicine. He discusses the use of evidence-based medicine in clinical decision making. He compares different kinds of studies including well-defined prospective trials, retrospective case series or case-control studies. He believes that retrospective research offers many benefits, but it requires a strong hypothesis.
ACCESSION #
91982222

 

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