The student should be able to describe the methodological foundations of clinical research and are key elements are key to such research as well as the conditions of a measure and the traits of the populations involved in the design of the study
Learn to evaluate the quality of a therapeutic indication by means of different types of studies (clinical trial, etc).
Assess the quality of a research study applied to a therapeutic indication whether to measure efficiency, effectiveness or efficiency
Learn to quantify the uncertainty and risk that is assumed in the conditions of a particular study
Solve examples of problems related to clinical epidemiology (discrepancy in the use of diagnostic tests, interpret therapeutic targets, etc.
The student must be able to define the concept of evidence-based medicine and noted the phases that Sackett has defined for application in clinical practice.
Define and explain the sources of variability in clinical practice
List the features of the traditional clinical practice and which would have a new model of evidence-based practice
Characterize sources of scientific evidence and how to assess their quality in them.
Define the usefulness of evidence-based medicine
Define what ia database is and to characterize the most used (Medline, Imbase and Cochrane Librery
Be able to define the concepts of internal and external validity and errors that may appear in a study
Explain how to solve a clinical question through a literature search, pointing out the three stages which includes
Tell what forms of searches are the most used and its scope
Know what type of literature is the relevant
Reference databases to use types and its main characteristics
The student must be able to define and characterize the sections that comprise a research proposal
Define and characterize the ten key sections comprising a research proposal that would be: a. problem to investigate, b-reasoning of the project c-hypotheses and objectives, d.-the study subjects. e stratification in the f Studio-Variables of the study g-h information management-Plan analysis, i.-j Action Plan-implementation and applicability
The student must be able to define what is the design of a research project, also should characterize and recognize their different types, whether they are descriptive as analytical and within them characterize, define and recognize the different types.
Recognize the possible sources of variety in that study and how they can be avoided and measured
Define what is the scope of a study, the subjects of the same and what would be the criteria of inclusion and exclusion cases on it.
The student must learn to manage a database result in a research study.
Characterize the same variables, numeric or categorical and recognize its potential inconsistencies
Perform a descriptive analysis of the data from a study
Characterize all continuous variables as well as the factors of confusion and interaction
Point out the characteristics of types of analysis (such as the stratified of tablecloth, logistic regression, multivariate analysis
Define the features of the diagnostic tests used in clinic with respect to its value to increase the diagnostic presumption and how to calculate them
Characterize the different ways to address prevention in clinical and international recommendations on quality in the prevention studies
Define the scientific quality of each type of study used in clinical research. Estimating the prognosis quality, noted the useful types of study to analyse the forecasts and the analysis of the rates