The Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine develops, promotes and disseminates better evidence for healthcare.
On Tuesday 21st February, we held an event at St Anne’s College…
Drug regulatory authorities sometimes withdraw medicines from the market when they are suspected to have caused deaths – but when
“Health is bad for you. That’s what many economists believe” – Richard Horton, Editor of The Lancet This kind
“Evidence-based health care has taken root as one of the central pillars of modern medicine. The delivery of health care
Conducting high-quality research in humanitarian settings is challenging but possible. We must find ways to meet these challenges and do
The EvIdeNce into Schools and TEachINg (EinSTein) project involves taking the methods of EBM into schools to foster critical thinking.
Can blueberries boost brainpower? Our junior EinSTein myth-busters put health claims to the test. The Daily Mail headline: “A bowl
Long waits, job losses and problems with bed-blocking are a systemic problem for the NHS that seemingly won’t go away.
Jeremy Howick discusses whether it is ethical for clinicians to recommend that their patients sign up for a trial, even
Professor Tom Jefferson is a tutor on the Complex Reviews module. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Centre
José Ordóñez-Mena is a Module Co-ordinator and tutor for Introduction to Study Design and Research Methods, and also teaches on
Dr Geoff Wong is a Clinical Research Fellow at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences. He is Module
You must misspell drug names when doing a systematic review 1. Introduction Drug names are difficult to remember, pronounce, and
There are endless unreliable claims about the effects of treatments. To avoid being misled, people must think critically. Learning how