Blog posts by Carl Heneghan

Carl Heneghan

About Carl Heneghan

Carl is Professor of EBM & Director of CEBM at the University of Oxford. He is also a GP and tweets @carlheneghan. He has an active interest in discovering the truth behind health research findings

Better Decisions Require Better Informed Patients: Part 3

The first two articles in this series pointed out we need better and more affordable evidence. Yet, even if affordable

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Better Decisions Require More Affordable Treatments: Part 2

Part 1 of this series pointed out we need better research to support better decisions. Market forces, though, may not

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Better Decisions Require Better Evidence: Part 1

The campaign starts at EvidenceLive 2016 – with  an open meeting to prioritise and explore the potential solutions to better

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Trial publication records

  Funding Bodies give money to institutions to undertake research to ultimately improve patient care.   And to achieve this aim

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Does hospital mortality rise on weekdays? Possibly

In this weeks BMJ, Fiona Godlee, asks important questions about who had access, and when they had access to a

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10 components of effective clinical epidemiology: How to get started

  Clinical Epidemiology involves learning a wide variety of skills to develop questions that matter to patient care.   Carl Heneghan, Professor

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Latest updates in COMPare and outcome switching

For the latest updates on outcome switching at the COMPare project check out the host of blogs currently being posted.

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CEBM Publications on PuBMed in 2015

The efficacy of supplementation with the novel medical food, Souvenaid, in patients with Alzheimer’s disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis

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CEBM in 2015

Publications listed in PubMed in 2015 – CEBM staff continue to publish in a number of high impact journals, along

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Evidence-Based Medicine: What’s in a name?

Understanding what Evidence-Based Medicine is remains crucial to its application to improving patient care.   In 1992 the Evidence-Based Medicine Working

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Bulletin for Evidence-Based Health Care Programme

In the Bulletin this term . . . Lead Article Bias – alive and kicking Dr Kamal Mahtani, Deputy Director

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Holding pharmaceutical companies and regulatory bodies to account

‘Medical Investigation provide a force for the public good, which require evidence-based methods.’ Carl Heneghan, Professor of EBM: Holding pharmaceutical

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Antivirals, pandemic planning, and failure to heed calls for trial data

BMJ Editorial Antivirals, pandemic planning, and failure to heed calls for trial dataBMJ 2015; 351 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h5635 (Published 22 October

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What has EBM done for healthcare?

  ‘Retracing the history of evidence-based medicine (EBM) through conditions such as heart attack provides a useful insight into the

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Teaching Evidence-Based Medicine - 2015

I put together this storify on Teaching EBM from the #TEBM15 twitter feed: now in its 21st year TEBM mixes

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