Blog posts by CEBM

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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

Don’t ditch p-values: understand them

‘Good statistical understanding is not the exclusive territory of professional statisticians’ Richard Stevens, Director of the MSc in EBHC Medical

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MSc BLOG - Cooling therapies & stroke

Cooling in acute stroke management: MSc in EBHC dissertation My dissertation explores the use of cooling therapies in acute stroke.

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Testing in Primary Care

Can you have too much of normal? We recently did a study1 that tried to identify General Practices that ordered

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Trade Secrets of a DPhil in EBHC

Trade Secrets of a DPhil in Evidence-Based Health Care Perspectives from Marcy McCall MacBain, DPhil (Oxon) In 2010, I was

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Tape or Mesh: Take-home messages

What can we learn from the NHS review of Surgery for Prolapse and Stress Urinary Incontinence using Tape or Mesh?

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MSc BLOG - Epilepsy in Childhood & ASD

Epilepsy in Childhood and the Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder: MSc in EBHC dissertation In my clinical practice, I follow

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Value-based healthcare

What do we mean by Value-based healthcare Louise Hurst and Muir Gray Whilst the resources – time, carbon and money

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We should shorten antibiotic duration

Why we should consider shortening antibiotic duration. Can we achieve better outcomes when we use antibiotics to treat bacterial infections

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UK Flu vaccination programme

Re: Clarification of evidence presented to Parliamentary Science and Technology Committee meeting,  Wednesday 7th March 2018, about the UK Flu

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Psychoactive Drugs & Obesity

Is using psychoactive drugs to treat obesity a good idea? Igho Onakpoya Would you be willing to lose about 5%

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MSc Distinction

Marcy McCall MacBain in conversation with Hayley Trueman Oxford AHSN Fellow on the NSc in EBHC

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A Muse on EBM

Marcy McCall MacBain in conversation with Bennett Holman a visiting Fellow from Yonsei University, South Korea.

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Why does it take so long to see my GP?

Dr Kamal Mahtani – Why does it take so long to see my GP? On 23 October 2017, Dr Kamal

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Salt intake in heart failure patients

Researchers: Mahtani KR, Heneghan CJ, Nunan D, Onakpoya IJ, Roberts NW, Hobbs FDR

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Am I sick or just O.L.D?

Ageing should not be viewed synonymously with disease Elizabeth Thomas When I last visited my 89-year old grandmother, she showed

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