Blog posts by Guest

An over-enthusiastic science teacher

It would be fair to say that I’m an over-enthusiastic science teacher. I seem to have a complete inability to

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Tamiflu Re-analysis

On 30.1.15 the Lancet published a re-analysis of Oseltamavir effects in symptomatic influenza like illness “Oseltamivir treatment for influenza in

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Transparency and opaqueness in oseltamivir studies

The paper by Dobson et al shows just how far certain parts of the pharmaceutical industry and its key opinion

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Educate to Change Clinical Practice

With financial support from the Oxford Academic Health Science Network and Health Education Thames Valley, 7 clinicians have embarked on

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The life of a Trial Manager

‘So, what is it that you actually do?’ It’s inevitable that I’m asked that question as soon as I tell

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Problems and Progress in EBHC

While evidence-based medicine (EBM) developed over 20 years ago to meet the needs of healthcare systems at that time, there

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Deadly Devices and Dangerous Drugs

A seminar “Deadly Devices and Dangerous Drugs, the secrets behind medical research” was hosted by the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine

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A Life-Long Learner Finds a Niche in Teaching Evidence-Based Dentistry

I have been in dental education for 22 years, teaching prosthodontics (prosthetic dentistry) at The University of Texas Health Science

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Research drives innovation through knowledge translation

Challenging traditional ways of teaching health professionals about research methods

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The science of mixing research methods

Sharing the science and strategies of designing and implementing mixed methods research in health care. Mixed Methods in Health Research runs from 11th to 15th of August 2014.

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Fellows learn to use research to improve local clinical practice

The process of using research to improve clinical practice requires a broader understanding of individual and organisational behaviours, and an ability to integrate the research evidence with existing tacit and organisational knowledge.

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A summary: Knowledge into Action

Everywhere we look, there seem to be problems in synthesising and organising knowledge for use. We know that the latest research evidence is not routinely implemented and that at times, we don’t change practice to prevent harm.

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Welcome to the Academic Year 2013-14

It’s been another big year for the MSc in EBHC. There has been a change of leadership but the momentum of great education continues. At the beginning of the 2012-2013 academic year we had 61 continuing MSc students. We also had 37 students enrolled onto the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Research.

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