Blog posts by CEBM

Why we do it

We believe that the practice of EBM is fundamental to ensuring good quality healthcare We believe  that the principles of

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Introduction to EBM

One Day Intro to EBM Workshop Dates TBC This one day workshop is aimed at clinicians, health care professionals and researchers

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Guidelines or tramlines? Putting cancer guidance back on track.

“Does this make them good doctors or bad doctors?” was my favourite response to the Pulse article “GP’s are bending

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EBHC Bulletin Trinity Term 2015

Professional Development at Oxford University EBHC Bulletin for Evidence-Based Health Care Programme Alumni and Students A world class programme that

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CEBM Christmas Statistics Puzzle

  By Dr. Bethany Shinkins (with help from her little elves) Use the following clues to help you find all

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Three top tips for MSc applications

Applications now being accepted – first deadline 12 noon (GMT) Friday 23rd January 2015

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African bush mango effects on weight

Background Many different dietary supplements are marketed as weight loss supplements, but the evidence for effectiveness is unproven for most.

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Finding the Evidence 1 - Using PICO to formulate a search question

A mini tutorial on finding the evidence provided by Neal Thurley and Owen Coxall who regularly tutor on CEBM courses. It is recommended that you watch them in order.

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Oxfordshire Women & Children’s Health

Little is known about the impact of pre-pregnancy factors and pregnancy itself on women’s long-term health and wellbeing. Some specific

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Patterns of leakage in clinical guidelines

Clinical practice guidelines are a useful strategy to synthesise research evidence and summarise clinical practice recommendations. However, scientific research evidence

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Hand held computers

This project evaluated the usefulness of hand held computers at the point of care.

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Evidence base for interventions delivered to children in primary care

This collaborative project was completed by the Cochrane Child Health Field at the University of Alberta, Canada and the Department

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Emergency admissions for children in England

There are currently pressures on those working in primary care settings to reduce hospital admissions yet acute admissions for children

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Rheumatoid Factor in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Early diagnosis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is important in preventing long-term damage and disability. RA should be suspected

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