Evidence-based thinking and why it matters. Views expressed represent the views of the author and not necessarily those of CEBM as a group.
30 March 2021
A reflection of teaching the postgraduate short course: Introduction to Synthesising Qualitative Research
Such efforts attempt to ease the difficult situation of being stuck between cancer and COVID-19, but one question still lingers around; which one is the rock and which is the hard place.
Professor Mike Clarke, shares his teaching experience, having moved the EBHC MSc Systematic Reviews modules online this term.
DPhil student Georgia Richards argues why it’s time for doctors to rethink the prescribing of high-dose opioids for people with chronic pain.
People with type 1 diabetes are approximately 3.5 times as likely to die in hospital with COVID-19, while people with type 2 are approximately twice as likely, but why is this, and what can be done to reduce this risk?
We are unlikely to know whether nicotine replacement has a role in COVID-19 any time soon. For now, nicotine supplies must be preserved for the people who need them.
Ranin Soliman, DPhil Student in EBHC, describes her experience of the qualitative research methods module.
Recent world events have highlighted leadership in a variety of ways. For some, it has been an opportunity to excel by applying the right characteristics at the right time and in the right way. Others have been less successful in how their leadership has been perceived.
4 May 2020
This page is about PaT Plot, a software tool for creating graphic depictions of randomised trials.
Academic Clinical Fellow in Palliative Medicine, Dr Joe Sawyer, reflects on his experience of our Advanced Qualitative Research Methods module.
28 October 2019
Realist reviews are becoming an increasing popular approach to synthesising evidence about complex interventions. Whilst Geoff welcomes this increase, he raises challenges that such popularity might bring
J Mark Riddell
31 July 2019
22 July 2019
76% of recent trials published in the top five medical journals fail to adequately report risk assessments, find 6th-Year Medical Students Izzy, Furqaan and Shanil.
28 May 2019
Jong-Wook Ban and Paul Dijkstra, DPhil EBHC students
Charles II was born on 29 May 1630 to Charles I and his French wife, Henrietta Maria, and died on 6 February 1685. Here Jeff Aronson describes Charles’s final illness and suggests that his death was hastened by his doctors.
The long-term use of opioids for pain: what’s the problem? People receiving long-term pain relief for low back pain gain no benefits from opioids. Georgia Richards discusses her research on why this might be the case.
We have put together an exhibition of the Kings and Queens, their illnesses, their deaths, and the public health messages their stories portray. The messages include preventable diseases such as obesity, smoking, and vaccination for smallpox, along with the problems of overtreatment, its consequences and its effect on speeding up the death of some of the monarchs. Carl Heneghan, Director Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine