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Evidence-based thinking and why it matters
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Why we need Evidence for Aid

  In humanitarian disasters  you need people with acute trauma care skills to find and rescue those who can be

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Preventing Overdiagnosis – Where are we now?

This guest blog was written by Dr David Warriner, a Cardiology Registrar, who has attended each Preventing Overdiagnosis conference since its

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How to laugh in the face of propensity

Sometimes colleagues ask me whether they should use “propensity scores” in their next study.  I’m far from an expert in

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A Historical Perspective of the EBM Evolution in Gaza

Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) emerged in the 1990s at McMaster University, Canada, and travelled to Oxford University in the United Kingdom

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#PODC2016 has raised the bar for research

This guest blog was written by Juan V. A. Franco from Centro Cochrane, who attended Preventing Overdiagnosis 2016 in Barcelona.

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Can Hippocrates prevent overdiagnosis?

  Hippocrates’ infamous oath echoed around Barcelona’s International Convention Centre throughout the fourth Preventing Overdiagnosis conference, held this past week.

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TEBM – not just about the EBM

Having participated in the Teaching Evidence-Based Medicine course in 2015, I was delighted to be asked back to deliver a

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An Introduction to Systematic Reviews in the Humanitarian Sector

New one day course – An introduction to systematic reviews in the humanitarian sector Building on his successful and popular

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Ethics and Evidence

  The importance of evidence to guide humanitarian action is increasingly recognised. Evidence Aid aims to promote an evidence-based approach

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Richard Stevens: "Why would you base medical decisions on anything but evidence?"

Professor Richard Stevens is Course Director for the MSc in EBHC Medical Statistics.  What was your earliest ambition? When I

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Level-Headed Teaching

  I need a new phone. I quite liked my old phone, but recently it has become quite slow with all

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Are wind turbines dangerous to health?

“There is some evidence that exposure to wind turbine noise is associated with increased odds of annoyance and sleep problems.”

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How relevant is our research base to teaching EAL learners in the UK?

Originally posted on the EAL Journal blog, the journal of the National Association for Languages in the Curriculum. There has

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Jeff Aronson: "I can't remember a time when I didn't want to become a doctor."

Dr Jeffrey Aronson is a Consultant Physician and Clinical Pharmacologist. What was your earliest ambition? I can’t remember a time

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The Weekend Effect: Fact or Fiction?

  Should we lay to rest the day of rest? Jeremy Hunt, the Secretary of State for Health, wishes to

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