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CEBM Centre Manager Responsible for maintaining the Centre's ability to respond to new initiatives. Facilitating the development and dissemination of research to improve clinical practice and patient care. Elevating the position of all EBM and EBHC learning related activities globally. Follow CEBM on twitter @CebmOxford and facebook cebm.oxford

The death of King Charles II

The death of King Charles II: too much healthcare Charles II was born on 29 May 1630 to Charles I

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Unhealthy Times of Queen Elizabeth I

During this very week in October, 456 years ago at Hampton Court, Elizabeth came down with a worrying fever. A

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Putting the Fun into Handwashing

Putting the Fun into Handwashing: A New Approach to Handwashing Promotion for Children Earlier this year, with a grant from

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TIDIER checklist of PA in HTN studies

Treating hypertension with exercise made harder by poor trial reporting The reporting quality of exercise interventions was poor and insufficient

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Opioids for pain: what's the problem?

The long-term use of opioids for pain: what’s the problem? People receiving long-term pain relief for low back pain gain

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Unhealthy Times of Kings & Queens

We have put together an exhibition of the Kings and Queens, their illnesses, their deaths, and the public health messages

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Sample sizes in CTs: truth seeking

Looking for the truth about sample size in clinical trials. “The average power of a clinical trial is only 9%,

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Taking the sting out of UTIs

Diagnosing Urinary Tract Infections in older adults – Can we take the sting out of it? For a variety of

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Methods

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Presentations

CEBM Presentations

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Medications prevent admissions

Which medications prevent emergency hospital admissions? We identified eleven medications that significantly reduced emergency hospital admissions, were supported by high

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Read all about it - Tips for TEBM

A tip for teaching evidence-based medicine – ‘Read all about it’ I have developed a habit for spotting stories that

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The Prosecutor’s Fallacy

Getting the wrong end of the stick: The Prosecutor’s Fallacy We may all be guilty of it at some time

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NEW Short Course in EBHC

Advanced qualitative research methods in Evidence Based Healthcare Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.”

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