Sep 29, 2020  
2020-21 University Catalog 
    
2020-21 University Catalog

ALH 510 - The Science of Evidence-Based Medicine


Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

Modern health practices often claim that they are "evidence based", but sometimes the quality of the evidence isn't as good as one would hope. This course looks at a variety of medical and health issues and evaluates the reliability of the evidence. Topics include menopausal hormone replacement therapy, screening for breast, prostate, thyroid and colon cancer, and nutritional/dietary recommendations.

Prerequisite: Admission to the MSAH program