Blog posts by Annette Pluddemann

Diagnostic for antimicrobial resistance

Tackling antimicrobial resistance is an important global public health challenge.  The World Health Organisation has highlighted that antimicrobial resistance is

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Clinical Prediction Rules in Practice

Background One way of implementing Evidence-Based Medicine for diagnosis and prognosis in clinical practice is to use appropriately validated and

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Clinical prediction rules: friend or foe?

What we wanted to know is whether a bunch of general practitioners (GPs) actually know anything about them, do they use them, and if so, do they find them useful?

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Assessing Diagnostic Technologies

The Diagnostic Horizon Scan Programme is part of the National Institute for Health Research Diagnostic Evidence Cooperative Oxford (NIHR DEC

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Practice of EBHC – what to expect

Its a busy week, although you will definitely not just sit and listen to talks all day: all the sessions are interactive and we utilise group work sessions. Everyone brings their expertise and perspectives to the group, which always makes for interesting discussions.

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