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What makes a SR “complex”?

What makes a systematic review “complex”? Kamal R. Mahtani, Tom Jefferson, and Carl Heneghan reflect on the lack of definitions,

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“Will it make a difference?” How this one question changed my practice and my career.

I’ve just published my first research paper entitled: ‘Higher participation in physical activity is associated with less use of inpatient

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CEBM Research

Our vision is to be a global source of high quality evidence, on which clinical decisions can be reliably based.

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Big data: Volume, Variety, Velocity, Veracity

Last week, a student asked me whether our new MSc module “Big Data Epidemiology” would be covering “machine learning” techniques

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Tips for a qualitative dissertation

Top 10 tips for starting a qualitative MSc dissertation This blog is part of a series for Evidence-Based Health Care

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Does a Pomegranate a day keep your blood pressure at bay?

Pomegranate (Punica granatum) is a fruit-bearing shrub native to the Middle East but is cultivated widely. Once you’ve managed to

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Mind the Gap

  Many problems in healthcare are complex and difficult to solve. In fact, it is far easier to ignore complex

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Continuous Glucose Monitoring for the iPhone Generation?

Early CGM devices were expensive and had problems with accuracy and reliability, and patients often needed to provide finger-prick data

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From animals to humans - can we extrapolate data on harms?

Thirty-seven medicines have been withdrawn from the market because of harmful effects observed in animals. However, whether we should use

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EBM for editors

Evidence-Based Medicine workshop  for editors Professor Carl Heneghan and Dr David Nunan: July 2017 Download the pdf: Real world appraisal

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Oxford’s recognition of individuals can promote their recognition at home

I am proud to know Dr Khamis Elessi, one of the recipients of the 2017 Kellogg College Community Engagement and Academic Merit Awards, who is studying for an MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care.

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The seven ages of research

  Presentation of research data at meetings is an important aspect of one’s career, with many advantages, including recognition of

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Ten Steps to Producing a Successful Mixed Methods Dissertation in Evidence-Based Health Care

This blog is part of a series for Evidence-Based Health Care MSc students undertaking their dissertations, by Research Assistant Alice

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Keeping it real: evidence-based competence among GPs

“Can anyone tell us how we use a calculation of ‘Likelihood of Help versus Harm’ (LHH) to incorporate patients’ values

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