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Tip for data extraction for meta-analysis - 29

Other approaches to dealing with diverse continuous outcome data. By Kathy Taylor

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Covid-19 – The tipping point?

A quick look at the distribution of SARS 2 cases around southern Europe shows that viral circulation is widespread

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Tip for data extraction for meta-analysis - 28

What if the study only reports an effect estimate? Kathy Taylor Previously, I highlighted a list of ways where you

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Smoking in acute respiratory infections

Does smoking increase the risk of acute respiratory infections? Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Nicola Lindson Verdict: Yes. Smoking is a risk factor

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Cultural environments can improve health and wellbeing through “social prescribing”

Oxford University’s world-class gardens, libraries and museums could benefit the health and wellbeing of Oxfordshire residents through “social prescribing”

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Tip for data extraction for meta-analysis - 27

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.

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What does it take to be a leader in evidence-based healthcare?

Director of the Evidence-Based Health Care Leadership Programme Kamal Mahtani reflects on what it takes to be a leader in evidence-based healthcare. 

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PGCert in TEBHC: thoughts from a current student

Paediatrician Veerle Langenhorst gathers some thoughts about his current PGCert in TEBHC experience.

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Tip for data extraction for meta-analysis – 26

What if you’re missing a standard deviation and only a similar summary statistic is given? Kathy Taylor Previously, I highlighted

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Challenging our teaching in evidence-based medicine. A risk worth taking.

David Nunan
“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go”

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PGDip in Health Research: Reflections on 10 Years

Denise Best
Denise reflects on the creation of the PGDip in Health Research and its impact over the last ten years.

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Tip for data extraction for meta-analysis - 25

Kathy Taylor
What if you’re missing a mean and only a similar statistical statistic is given?

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Advanced Qualitative Research Methods: student experience

Joe Sawyer
Academic Clinical Fellow in Palliative Medicine Dr Joe Sawyer reflects on his experience of our Advanced Qualitative Research Methods module.

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Feel the fear and do it anyway: turning your thesis into a published paper

Dr Anne-Marie Boylan spoke to Anna-Marie Madeley, a Lecturer in Midwifery at the University of Bedfordshire, about publishing her MSc thesis.

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Tip for data extraction for meta-analysis - 24

Kathy Taylor
Obtaining summary statistics by using complementary equations

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