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Tip for data extraction in meta-analysis - 2

Kathy Taylor

What if the prevalence is also not reported?

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How can we get value-based healthcare?

Louise Hurst

Getting the health outcomes we want depends on how we allocate and use the resources available…

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Oral hormone pregnancy tests and the risks of congenital malformations: a patient perspective

Marie Lyon

Marie, Chair of the Association for Children Damaged by Hormone Pregnancy Tests, responds to the publication of a systematic review on oral hormone pregnancy tests and the risks of congenital malformations.

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Tip for data extraction in meta-analysis - 1

Kathy Taylor

What can you do if the 2×2 classification table in a diagnostic accuracy study is not reported?

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Do you find data extraction in meta-analysis frustrating?

Kathy Taylor

A new blog series offering tips for data extraction.

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Salt reduction in heart failure: where has the uncertainty come from?

David Nunan

This makes for a great teaching session: demonstrating the importance of proper application of critical appraisal skills in discerning what the evidence does or does not tell us…

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Strategies for ‘Great Teaching’ in Evidence-Based Medicine

Carl Heneghan

Carl recommends five strategies to build your skills in teaching EBM…

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Oxford’s Teaching EBM course: a landmark in my EBM education

Luis Eduardo Fontes

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”

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Advent Cal(ories)

David Nunan

The 12 days of calories are upon us…

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MSc in EBHC: A “breakthrough” in evidence appraisal

Daniel and Dor

Students on the Practice of Evidence-Based Health Care module reflect on their experience…

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Statistics and alternate reality: one more mince pie can't hurt, can it?

Sarah Lay-Flurrie

It’s that time of year again when temptations abound Christmas lunches, dinners and drinks…

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MSc EBHC: the Teaching EBM course was a life-changing experience

Enderson Miranda

I believe that an important component in the continuous journey…

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Teaching evidence-based medicine: where next?

David Nunan

Because teaching (of most things) is not just about the content. It’s also about the context…

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Humanitarian Evidence Week 2018 Blogs

A collection of blogs from Humanitarian Evidence Week: Real-world evidence: from healthcare to humanitarian assistance Clinical evidence from humanitarian settings:

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Eight steps to finding evidence for your systematic review

Kamal R. Mahtani

Systematic reviews have been described as the basic unit of knowledge translation…

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