Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine
People often miss taking prescribed medication, because of forgetfulness, changing medication schedules or busy lifestyles. It is estimated that between
Warfarin is commonly prescribed to prevent blot clots in patients with medical conditions such as atrial ﬁbrillation, heart valve replacement
It is problematic to apply average study results to target populations. For example in the European Atrial Fibrillation Trial (EAFT)
Whether a new treatment gets marketing approval depends on whether the evidence supporting the effectiveness of this intervention is considered
A wide range of complementary therapies is currently being promoted for reducing body weight. Many patients perceive these therapies as
Many different dietary supplements are marketed, but the evidence for effectiveness is mixed. Green tea is one of the most
Substantial funds are being withheld from hospital budgets under government policies, with targets, penalties, and incentives designed to help drive
This body of research relates to the area of sports and exercise medicine, particularly addressing the research used to underpin
Central blood pressure (BP) is the pressure in the aorta, which is the large artery into which the heart
One of the reasons I took the MSc at Oxford was because I wanted to make EBM friendlier for clinicians in my country.
I got more than I bargained for. I learned 3 principles of EBM: use it or lose it, practice makes perfect, and be more critical.
The evidence that higher levels of physical activity and/or lower levels of physical inactivity are associated with beneficial health-related
Now I am a big fan of sports; however, who do major sports think they are actually appealing to when they promote sugary ladened products? The adverts, importantly, target the wrong people.