Communicating Evidence

This theme aims to:

– Build evidence-based products and tools to help patients, providers, and academics communicate evidence better

– Support the improved communication of cardiovascular risks

– Explore how evidence can be used by school children

Examples of our research in this area are shown below

Eating fat and cutting carbs

CEBM response to “Eat Fat, Cut The Carbs and Avoid Snacking to Reverse Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes” Initiatives to

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TAMIFLU: BE CAREFUL, LEST BE MISLED

If you wanted to conduct an independent assessment of the clinical usefulness of a drug, would it be wise to

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Translating knowledge into Practice

Research findings need to be translated into information that is meaningful for clinicians, managers, policy makers, patients and their families.

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Patterns of leakage in clinical guidelines

Clinical practice guidelines are a useful strategy to synthesise research evidence and summarise clinical practice recommendations. However, scientific research evidence

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Hand held computers

This project evaluated the usefulness of hand held computers at the point of care.

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Mechanisms in Healthcare

It is problematic to apply average study results to target populations. For example in the European Atrial Fibrillation Trial (EAFT)

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Ranking Evidence according to EBM

Whether a new treatment gets marketing approval depends on whether the evidence supporting the effectiveness of this intervention is considered

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Real v Rubbish EBM

Evidence-based medicine: where it came from, what it isn’t and what it could be. Led by Trish Greenhalgh, Professor of

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