Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine
Evidence-based thinking and why it matters
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Observation studies have shown that primary care physicians generate approximately 10 to 15 questions per day of practice (Covell, 1985; Ely,
According to Wickepedia “The first documented handshake in human history appears on the monument of Kalhu, showing the Assyrian king Shalmaneser III and Marduk-zakir-šumi I
While evidence-based medicine (EBM) developed over 20 years ago to meet the needs of healthcare systems at that time, there
I have been in dental education for 22 years, teaching prosthodontics (prosthetic dentistry) at The University of Texas Health Science
When I first heard the concept of overdiagnosis my initial thoughts were that surely such a concept couldn’t exist: either
On Saturday the 13th of September I gave a talk at the Value in Healthcare forum, ran by Sir Muir
Beth Shinkins, now part of the CEBM staff, recently passed her DPhil (PhD) – a great excuse to get baking
The start of the 2014 academic year for clinical medical students involves a host of talks about what they can
In June, Drs. Zulfa Al Rayess and Amena Munshi spent a week at Oxford University while attending the Evidence based
An offshoot of the increased prevalence of overweight and obese individuals is the proliferation, in shops and on the internet,
What we wanted to know is whether a bunch of general practitioners (GPs) actually know anything about them, do they use them, and if so, do they find them useful?
There is clearly a thirst for a renewed and refreshed version of EBM that helps achieve EBM’s stated aims.
Evidence Based Medicine and Baking; surely a contender for 2014’s most obscure blog title. For my first post, I’ve opted
Challenging traditional ways of teaching health professionals about research methods
I was inspired to learn about evidence-based health care to develop sustainable health care for REAL benefits for our patients. I think it will be a long term struggle.
Having Oxford credentials has been a powerful addition to my academic achievements.