Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine
This theme aims to:
– Improve the evidence base that informs how we routinely diagnose, overdiagnosis and screen conditions in clinical care
– Identify and assessing new diagnostic technologies
– Prevent the harms of too much medicine
Examples of our research in this area are shown below
Tackling antimicrobial resistance is an important global public health challenge. The World Health Organisation has highlighted that antimicrobial resistance is
There is no doubt that tackling antibiotic resistance is of major public health importance to global health systems. This report highlights the considerable number of new diagnostic technologies in development to underpin the rational prescribing of antibiotics.
Background One way of implementing Evidence-Based Medicine for diagnosis and prognosis in clinical practice is to use appropriately validated and
Cochrane Library Podcast Carl Heneghan, University of Oxford Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, discusses a new Cochrane review of self monitoring
The WHO Global NCD Action Plan 2013-2020 provides a road map to attain nine voluntary global targets, including that of
Little is known about the impact of pre-pregnancy factors and pregnancy itself on women’s long-term health and wellbeing. Some specific
Researchers: Gill PJ, Goldacre MJ, Mant D, Heneghan C, Thomson A, Seagroatt V, Harnden A
Researchers: Mahtani KR, Miller A, Rivero-Arias O, Heneghan C, Price CP, Thompson M, Plüddemann A, Luqmani R.
Researchers: Mahtani KR, Heneghan CJ, Glasziou PP, Perera R.
Warfarin is commonly prescribed to prevent blot clots in patients with medical conditions such as atrial ﬁbrillation, heart valve replacement
The Diagnostic Horizon Scan Programme is part of the National Institute for Health Research Diagnostic Evidence Cooperative Oxford (NIHR DEC
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