Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

evidence-based medicine

Statistics and evidence-based medicine: health care supervisors realization in practice

Year: 2018, volume 14 Issue: №1 Pages: 007-011
Heading: Health Service Organization Article type: Original article
Authors: Yerugina M.V., Korshever N.G., Sidelnikov S.A., Baregamyan L.A.
Organization: Saratov State Agrarian University named after N.I. Vavilov

The aim of the work is associated with investigation of realization of knowledge of statistics and evidence-based medicine in activities of health care supervisors. Material and Methods. There were used sociological, statistical and analytical methods of investigation. There has been carried out an anonymous questioning of 92 physicians-organizers during the process of their advanced training in the specialty "Health care organization and public health". Results. It has been established that in their practical work health care supervisors do not completely realize possibilities of both medical statistics and evidence-based medicine which is closely connected with medical statistics. The complex of reasons has been determined according to the situation. Health care organizers have been revealed to have low levels of knowledge of medical statistics (2,60±0,03 marks) and evidence-based medicine (2,32±0,03 marks). It has been demonstrated that during the course of advanced training in the specialty "Health care organization and public health" these levels and motivation of students may be significantly raised (3,79±0,05 and 4,13±0,06 marks). Conclusion. The obtained results of the investigation are recommended to be used both in practical activities of health care supervisors and in the process of their professional training.

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