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This blog explains what allocation concealment is & why it’s important, in terms of preventing researchers from (intentionally or otherwise) influencing which participants are assigned to a given intervention group.
This is a nuts and bolts tutorial published in Portuguese.
In this blog, 15 year old Liv, who hopes to be a dental health professional, writes about new Cochrane evidence on whether fluoride mouthrinses can prevent tooth decay in children.
Existem quatro passos fundamentais em MBE e os recursos no website estão ligados a estes.
[There are four key steps in EBM and the resources on the website are linked to these].
You might rely too much on big journal brands because you hope they have highly rigorous peer-review processes. But are they always really reliable? Let’s find out.
A nuts and bolts tutorial on how to read a forest plot, featuring a couple of exercises so that you can test your own understanding.
Introducing Cochrane Crowd, a collaborative volunteer effort to help categorise and summarise healthcare evidence so that – ultimately – we can make better healthcare decisions. Find out how and why you should get involved.
Let’s figure out how to get the essential information from a meta-analysis at a glance, by studying a forest plot.
Students from Latin America: This call is for you. Students 4 Best Evidence is an international network for students interested in healthcare. Join now, and you can blog about whatever you’re interested in related to evidence-based healthcare. In this blog, Ana talks about her experiences, what Students 4 Best Evidence is and why you should join.
Median has come to be known for its fair reflection in the case of outliers. However, it is not a perfect statistic. Let me tell you about 3 defects of it.
Let’s find out why physicians sometimes contradict each other from a statistical perspective. And see how students can learn from that.
Swiss students discuss what Cochrane is and what the Cochrane logo represents. They also talk about their experiences of the Cochrane Colloquium held in Vienna 2015 (which was themed around ‘filtering the information overload for better decisions’) and the role of Universities Allied for Essential Medicines at the Colloquium.
Let’s figure out how the epidemiologists determine the diagnostic thresholds by studying the cases of anemia and type II diabetes.