This blog takes a critical look at a strength-based training programme for young people with Down Syndrome.
In 2016, the World Health Organization published a new handbook on the classification of tumours of the brain and spinal cord. This blog takes a look at some of the changes in the way we classify tumours, given advancements in molecular testing.
This blog takes a critical look at a study investigating whether more intense therapy following a neurological event (e.g. a stroke or traumatic brain injury) can lead to a reduction in length of stay in a rehabilitation unit.
This blog provides a basic overview of: 1) what a meta-analysis is; 2) why they’re considered the ‘gold standard’ of evidence; and 3) how a meta-analysis is carried out.
In this blog, learn about the Mafaldas, a group of medical students in Brazil & how they’re aiming to promote evidence-based practice among students and the wider community in Brazil.
In the fifth blog of our new series, Understanding Evidence, Lynda Ware gives us a flavour of how she’s taking Cochrane and evidence-based medicine to Community Halls. Join in the conversation on Twitter @CochraneUK #understandingevidence.
In the fourth blog of our new series, Understanding Evidence, the Cochrane UK Trainees introduce their group and invite you to get involved. Join in the conversation on Twitter @CochraneUK #CochraneTrainees #understandingevidence.
In the second blog of our new series Understanding Evidence, Iain Chalmers, the founding director of Cochrane UK, looks at developments in research on prenatal corticosteroids since the work which gave rise to the Cochrane logo. Join in the conversation on Twitter @iainchalmersTTi @CochraneUK #understandingevidence
‘O que é medicina baseada em evidências?’ This is a Portuguese translation of the blog ‘What is evidence-based medicine?’
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.
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.
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 find out why physicians sometimes contradict each other from a statistical perspective. And see how students can learn from that.
Let’s figure out how the epidemiologists determine the diagnostic thresholds by studying the cases of anemia and type II diabetes.