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Evidence-based thinking and why it matters
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Unhealthy Times of Queen Elizabeth I

Marcy McCall MacBain

During this very week in October, 456 years ago at Hampton Court…

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Putting the Fun into Handwashing

Julie Watson

The burden of infectious diseases is high in humanitarian emergencies…

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TIDIER checklist of PA in HTN studies

David Nunan

Treating hypertension with exercise made harder by poor trial reporting…

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Opioids for pain: what's the problem?

Georgia Richards

People receiving long-term pain relief for low back pain gain no benefits from opioids…

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Unhealthy Times of Kings & Queens

Carl Heneghan

We have put together an exhibition of the Kings and Queens…

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Sample sizes in CTs: truth seeking

Richard Stevens

Looking for the truth about sample size in clinical trials…

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Taking the sting out of UTIs

Oghenekome Gbinigie

Diagnosing Urinary Tract Infections in older adults…

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Presentations

CEBM Presentations

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Medications prevent admissions

Niklas Bobrovitz

We identified eleven medications that significantly reduced emergency hospital admissions…

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Read all about it - Tips for TEBM

David Nunan

I have developed a habit for spotting stories that might be useful in my teaching…

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The Prosecutor’s Fallacy

Kathy Taylor

We may all be guilty of it at some time or other…

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NEW Short Course in EBHC

Veronika Williams

Evidence based medicine (EBM) involves the judicious use of the best available evidence…

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Physical activity in COPD

Veronika Williams

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a chronic lung condition…

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MSc BLOG - Ketamine for DEPR

Hayley Trueman

During my time working with patients we noticed that each patient receiving repeated ketamine infusions…

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Rapid POCT for diagnosing HF

Annette Plüddemann

The lack of studies in primary care and the paucity of NTproBNP data means large scale trials…

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