In Richard’s Reviews this week, we look at progress in sharing clinical trial data through the All Trials campaign, and the nature of patient-centred outcomes research.
Publication bias is generally ascribed to failure by researchers to submit studies for publication. This current study aims to further evaluate whether the editorial and peer review process also contributes to publication bias.
From Richard’s reviews, we look at a systematic review of management in poorly controlled type 2 diabetes and a study evaluating progress in reducing global childhood mortality.
From Richard’s review this week, we look at whether bisphosphonates can prevent breast cancer, and whether bivalirudin is actually any better than good old-fashioned heparin in patients with ACS undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
Nathan has picked out two parts of Richard’s Review for this week which he’s found especially interesting; Niacin, and Sjögren Syndrome.
With this scheme, NICE are aiming to improve the use of evidence by future healthcare professionals by training students to teach their peers how to find the most trustworthy, up to date information.