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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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Tip for data extraction for meta-analysis - 23

Kathy Taylor
What if the summary statistic I want is given for the wrong group?

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Tip for data extraction for meta-analysis - 22

Kathy Taylor
What if the data I want are reported for the wrong time point?

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Tip for data extraction for meta-analysis - 21

Kathy Taylor
What should I do if I have a missing mean, standard deviation or sample size?

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Tip for data extraction in meta-analysis - 20

Kathy Taylor
What if neither sensitivity nor specificity are reported?

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Systematic reviews for policymaking: Three tips on where to start

Kamal R. Mahtani, Director MSc EBHC (Systematic Reviews) One of the purposes of conducting systematic reviews is to provide available

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The rise and rise of realist reviews?

Geoff Wong
Geoff welcomes the increase in popularity of realist reviews, but raises challenges that such popularity might bring.

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Tip for data extraction in meta-analysis - 19

Kathy Taylor
What if there’s no intervention?

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