Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine
Evidence-based thinking and why it matters
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Ever tried to catch a jellyfish? Or squeeze a squid in your hand? Or wrestle with an octopus? You can’t
In my previous blog I discussed the booming popularity of propensity score methods, and the claims made for them by enthusiasts.
Have you ever wondered whether your blood pressure would be the same if measured at high altitude? In order to
How do you know if your product is really working for users? You can guess, you can ask them,
As part of our work in the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine we take an active interest in the quality of
In humanitarian disasters you need people with acute trauma care skills to find and rescue those who can be
This guest blog was written by Dr David Warriner, a Cardiology Registrar, who has attended each Preventing Overdiagnosis conference since its
Sometimes colleagues ask me whether they should use “propensity scores” in their next study. I’m far from an expert in
Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) emerged in the 1990s at McMaster University, Canada, and travelled to Oxford University in the United Kingdom
This guest blog was written by Juan V. A. Franco from Centro Cochrane, who attended Preventing Overdiagnosis 2016 in Barcelona.
Hippocrates’ infamous oath echoed around Barcelona’s International Convention Centre throughout the fourth Preventing Overdiagnosis conference, held this past week.
Having participated in the Teaching Evidence-Based Medicine course in 2015, I was delighted to be asked back to deliver a
New one day course – An introduction to systematic reviews in the humanitarian sector Building on his successful and popular
The importance of evidence to guide humanitarian action is increasingly recognised. Evidence Aid aims to promote an evidence-based approach
Professor Richard Stevens is Course Director for the MSc in EBHC Medical Statistics. What was your earliest ambition? When I