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To mark International Clinical Trials Day 2019, the James Lind Library’s editorial team has redrafted the JLL’s Explanatory Essays and compiled them as a 100-page, illustrated book downloadable as a free pdf.
In the last of three blogs on writing words worth reading, Jeff Aronson explains why he thinks that reading will help your writing and recommends a selection of texts that may be useful.
As a dental surgeon, I have spent my entire career trying to keep up-to-date with the latest evidence as surgical techniques have evolved.
A worked example using a trend estimation method to summarise categorical risk data.
In the second of three blogs on writing words worth reading, Jeff Aronson offers some simple guidelines.
Value-based healthcare is the equitable, sustainable and transparent use of the available resources to achieve better outcomes and experiences for every person.
The first of a series of three blogs.
‘The teaching EBM (TEBM) course was a great experience – working with and helping others develop their teaching skills’
How can categorical risk data be pooled?
How do you calculate a standard error of a beta coefficient?
What can you do when a study reports a beta coefficient instead of a hazard ratio?
Bavidra Kulendrarajah & Adam Grey
The combination of these two outcomes has made this a really worthwhile experience, and one we would highly recommend to our colleagues considering where to spend their time on the special studies module.
The range of approaches to meta-synthesis has proliferated over recent decades…
Veronika Williams, Anne-Marie Boylan, David Nunan
Why we need to reshape critical appraisal and develop tools that allow differentiated evaluations of the myriad of qualitative methodological approaches
I’ll look at a different study design, prognostic studies, and consider a problem with extracting hazard ratios, relative risks and odds ratios. I’ll focus on hazard ratios, but my tip will also apply to relative risks and odds ratios.