This blog is a critical appraisal of a systematic review exploring the benefits of early mobilisation following hip or knee replacement surgery.
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 first in our series of articles reviewing the health evidence tools produced by McMaster University, Mathura Mahendren gets to know the Optimum Aging Portal, a resource for communicating evidence-based ways of staying healthy in older age.
We are launching a new, year long campaign to promote students globally to ask What’s the Evidence?
If you were asked, “What are the most important aspects to clinical trials to remember?” what would you convey to your audience? A project funded by the EU has tried to do just that in an educational video published late last year.
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.
Danny reviews the book Testing Treatments that aims to help everyone understand fair tests, how to ask questions and understand research.
Danny has reviewed the US Cochrane Center’s online course that aims to help you understand the basics of evidence-based healthcare and why it’s important.
Please have a look at this inspiring video about changing education paradigms. What do you think of it?
The second set of plenary talks included topics relevant to students, such as evidence-based medical education.
Anna reminds us of the value of observational evidence in low income countries.
The importance of Evidence Based Medicine has been recognized in many countries around the world for decades now. This recognition lead to the formation of organisations promoting EBM and to the introduction of courses preaching EBM principles in universities. Unfortunately, my country, Syria, isn’t one of these countries yet and here’s how it’s going to get there.
Evidence-Based Medicine is a growing field that has already made a tremendous impact on world healthcare. It’s only rational to teach it to medical students from the beginning, however, this is not always the case. Let me give you an example: me.