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What if neither sensitivity nor specificity are reported? Kathy Taylor In this post I return briefly to data extraction
Kamal R. Mahtani, Director MSc EBHC (Systematic Reviews) One of the purposes of conducting systematic reviews is to provide available
Geoff welcomes the increase in popularity of realist reviews, but raises challenges that such popularity might bring.
What if there’s no intervention?
pico, PICO (No, I’m not shouting)
Extracting graphical data in fewer words.
Estimating a hazard ratio from a Kaplan curve and numbers at risk
In my trial example I estimated the follow-up range of 15 to 80 months.
In this blog post I’m returning to extracting hazard ratios (HRs)
Older adults are more susceptible than younger people to bacterial infections.
J. Mark Riddell
Patients undergoing major orthopedic surgery have typically suffered moderate to severe pain after their procedure.
What if there’s only a graph?
Medical Students Miranda Stoddart & Oliver Blanshard
Our time at CEBM focused on the assessment of how authors of RCTs report their methodology
Jason Oke, Luke Allen, Jose Ordonez-Menes
A women has her blood pressure taken and at 145 mmHg, is suspected as being hypertensive.
Anne-Marie Boylan and Colm Andrews
Rejection is part of the process: Turning your dissertation into an academic paper