Alice went to the Cochrane UK and Ireland Annual Symposium in Manchester in April – here are her reflections on its theme: Cochrane Evidence: Useful, Usable, and Used.
Richard takes a look at Greenhalgh and colleagues, BMJ article “Evidence based medicine: a movement in crisis?”.
For many women, at the end of their yearly check-up, the phrase “we’ll see you back here in one year,” can induce a lot of anxiety. Another pelvic exam awaits in 365 days. Though, the newest guidelines published by the American College of Physicians suggests that routine use of the pelvic examination, may be obsolete. Read Aaron’s overview of the new pelvic exam guidelines.
You probably have heard a debate between clinical judgment and Evidence Based Medicine. Is there a real reason to oppose these two concepts? See here for more…
Antonio takes a detailed look at the latest European Society of Human Reproduction and Embriology guidelines on Endometriosis, from diagnosis to possible treatments.
Is this your first contact with evidence-based healthcare? This course is a perfect start…
In 2004, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force determined their was insufficient evidence to recommended for or against screening for suicide at the primary care level. Where are we 10 years later? Read Aaron’s review of the recent recommendations on suicide screening in the primary care arena.
Ashline takes a look at ethical assessments and considerations in randomised controlled trials and cluster randomised controlled trials.
What happens when you have a test result? Do you believe it, can you act on it? It all depends where you are. Check out this discussion of post-test probabilities and how they help in the interpretation of test results.
Sean reviews the Statistics Learning Centre’s Videos – a Youtube channel featuring a series of free tutorials which aim to help you learn the concepts of statistics from identifying types of data to performing t-tests in Excel.
Sean reviews ‘What is Evidence Based Medicine and Why Should I care?’, an article for students and healthcare professionals which covers Evidence-Based Medicine from first principles to medical statistics in the course of one free paper.
Want to work with Cochrane? This project provides the perfect opportunity for newcomers to get involved in a Cochrane project that requires no previous experience.
On the uniform of every fine detective, badges which salute their sensitivity and specificity are worn. From crime to clinic, find out what defines these “pre-test” probabilities.
Danny takes us on a tour of the Evidence-Based Medicine Pyramid and the wonders within.