Methods & Data

This theme aims to:

– Improve the research methods to support evidence based medicine

– Efficiently use existing data sets to answer challenging questions in real world settings

– Work with the EBM Data Lab who identify and implement ways in which data can be used to build working, useful products that change healthcare for the better

Examples of our research in this area are shown below

Adding Value in Research

  The NIHR is committed to Adding Value in Research to maximise the potential impact of research that it funds

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Trial publication records

  Funding Bodies give money to institutions to undertake research to ultimately improve patient care.   And to achieve this aim

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The COMPare Trials Project

Trials are routinely misreported: their prespecified outcomes are switched between registration, and publication. This leads to reporting bias. How can

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OpenPrescribing: EBM DataLab

OpenPrescribing is a simple interface onto 600 million rows of prescribing data. It lets you see who is prescribing what

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