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Evidence-based thinking and why it matters
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The EvIdeNce into Schools and TEachINg (EinSTein) project involves taking the methods of EBM into schools to foster critical thinking.
Evidence-Based thinking and why it matters. Click through to read the latest from our EBM Bloggers. Articles range from Introducing you to
Can blueberries boost brainpower? Our junior EinSTein myth-busters put health claims to the test. The Daily Mail headline: “A bowl
Igho Onakpoya and Elizabeth Spencer
So, is acupuncture the “miracle cure” for babies with colic? Many parents will know that managing the common
Long waits, job losses and problems with bed-blocking are a systemic problem for the NHS that seemingly won’t go away.
Jeremy Howick discusses whether it is ethical for clinicians to recommend that their patients sign up for a trial, even
Professor Tom Jefferson is a tutor on the Complex Reviews module. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Centre
José Ordóñez-Mena is a Module Co-ordinator and tutor for Introduction to Study Design and Research Methods, and also teaches on
Dr Geoff Wong is a Clinical Research Fellow at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences. He is Module
There are endless unreliable claims about the effects of treatments. To avoid being misled, people must think critically. Learning how
Imagine you are a 20-year old woman and you think you might have a urinary tract infection (UTI). You head
Academics have long been accused of intellectual isolation – locked away in Ivory Towers, unable to find a ‘lingua franca’
That school teachers receive better support from the EBM community, enabling them to take advantage of opportunities to teach EBM