Blog posts by CEBM

About CEBM

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

Methods

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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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Physical activity in COPD

Facilitators and barriers to physical activity following pulmonary rehabilitation for COPD We screened 2392 papers and included 14 primary qualitative

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MSc BLOG - Ketamine for DEPR

Ketamine for Depression During my time working with patients we noticed that each patient receiving repeated ketamine infusions often has

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Rapid POCT for diagnosing HF

Rapid natriuretic peptide tests for diagnosing heart failure The lack of studies in primary care and the paucity of NTproBNP

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Don’t ditch p-values: understand them

‘When did we start thinking that a single study was enough to prove a scientific hypothesis? Richard Stevens, Director of

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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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