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Evidence-based thinking and why it matters
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A Life-Long Learner Finds a Niche in Teaching Evidence-Based Dentistry

I have been in dental education for 22 years, teaching prosthodontics (prosthetic dentistry) at The University of Texas Health Science

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The growing problem of Overdiagnosis

When I first heard the concept of overdiagnosis my initial thoughts were that surely such a concept couldn’t exist: either

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Looking for lower value and overuse

On Saturday the 13th of September I gave a talk at the Value in Healthcare forum, ran by Sir Muir

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Testing Times in the Kitchen: the 2 by 2 Battenberg cake

Beth Shinkins, now part of the CEBM staff, recently passed her DPhil (PhD) – a great excuse to get baking

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Introduction to EBM for medical students

The start of the 2014 academic year for clinical medical students involves a host of talks about what they can

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Connecting with Saudi Arabia

In June, Drs. Zulfa Al Rayess and Amena Munshi spent a week at Oxford University while attending the Evidence based

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Weight loss supplements: do they work?

An offshoot of the increased prevalence of overweight and obese individuals is the proliferation, in shops and on the internet,

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Clinical prediction rules: friend or foe?

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?

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The Double-Edged Sword of the Evidence-Based Medicine Renaissance

There is clearly a thirst for a renewed and refreshed version of EBM that helps achieve EBM’s stated aims.

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Evidence Based Medicine and Baking

Evidence Based Medicine and Baking; surely a contender for 2014’s most obscure blog title. For my first post, I’ve opted

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Research drives innovation through knowledge translation

Challenging traditional ways of teaching health professionals about research methods

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The impact of an MSc Evidence-Based Health Care

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.

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CEBM new look website

Refreshed the CEBM website, easier to navigate and locate the important sections.

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The science of mixing research methods

Sharing the science and strategies of designing and implementing mixed methods research in health care. Mixed Methods in Health Research runs from 11th to 15th of August 2014.

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The impact of an MSc. A retrospective view from Dr Felipe Martinez, Valparaiso, Chile.

One of the reasons I took the MSc at Oxford was because I wanted to make EBM friendlier for clinicians in my country.

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