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Sean Heneghan and Kamal R. Mahtani The authors lead the University of Oxford Evidence-Based Healthcare Leadership Programme. Recent world events
PgCert Teaching Evidence-Based Health Care Course Director, Dr David Nunan, reflects on the first year of the course, and maintaining
If we can use the current pandemic as a catalyst to address the longer-term silent killer of climate change, while engendering healthier behaviour in the short term, then we will avoid a knee-jerk reaction, and future-proof our response for the next generation.
The delivery of the lectures upheld the rich tradition of excellence; the tutors and students cultivated an avenue for communication and collaboration. I knew this was Oxford.
Sensitivity analysis Kathy Taylor Some of the estimates that I’ve given might seem a bit iffy, or you might be
Other approaches to dealing with diverse continuous outcome data. By Kathy Taylor
What if the study only reports an effect estimate? Kathy Taylor Previously, I highlighted a list of ways where you
Does smoking increase the risk of acute respiratory infections? Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Nicola Lindson Verdict: Yes. Smoking is a risk factor
Oxford University’s world-class gardens, libraries and museums could benefit the health and wellbeing of Oxfordshire residents through “social prescribing”
I highlighted a list of ways where, when extracting data for meta-analysis of continuous outcomes, you might find that a summary statistic that you want is missing.
Director of the Evidence-Based Health Care Leadership Programme Kamal Mahtani reflects on what it takes to be a leader in evidence-based healthcare.
Paediatrician Veerle Langenhorst gathers some thoughts about his current PGCert in TEBHC experience.
What if you’re missing a standard deviation and only a similar summary statistic is given? Kathy Taylor Previously, I highlighted
David Nunan “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go”
Denise Best Denise reflects on the creation of the PGDip in Health Research and its impact over the last ten years.