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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.
Kathy Taylor What if you’re missing a mean and only a similar statistical statistic is given?
Joe Sawyer Academic Clinical Fellow in Palliative Medicine Dr Joe Sawyer reflects on his experience of our Advanced Qualitative Research Methods module.
Dr Anne-Marie Boylan spoke to Anna-Marie Madeley, a Lecturer in Midwifery at the University of Bedfordshire, about publishing her MSc thesis.
Kathy Taylor Obtaining summary statistics by using complementary equations
Kathy Taylor What if the summary statistic I want is given for the wrong group?
Kathy Taylor What if the data I want are reported for the wrong time point?
Kathy Taylor What should I do if I have a missing mean, standard deviation or sample size?
Kathy Taylor What if neither sensitivity nor specificity are reported?
Kamal R. Mahtani, Director MSc EBHC (Systematic Reviews) One of the purposes of conducting systematic reviews is to provide available
Geoff Wong Geoff welcomes the increase in popularity of realist reviews, but raises challenges that such popularity might bring.
Kathy Taylor What if there’s no intervention?