EBM guides and practical how to's for researchers, clinicians, students and teachers
COVID-19 Evidence Service
Rapid evidence reviews, data analysis and thought-provoking writing on the coronavirus pandemic.
Open Evidence Reviews
Accessible summaries of the evidence on particular aspects of COVID-19, including policy recommendations.
Reports and statements on key issues in health and care, including social prescribing and value-based healthcare.
Catalogue of Bias
A wide range of biases compiled to better understand the persistent presence, diversity and impact of biases in health research.
1 - Using PICO to formulate a search question. 2 - Turning search terms into a search strategy. 3 - Turning your search strategy into results (searching pubmed).
Critical appraisal worksheets to help you appraise the reliability, importance and applicability of clinical evidence.
The Number Needed to Treat (NNT) is the number of patients you need to treat to prevent one additional bad outcome (death, stroke, etc.).
The Likelihood Ratio (LR) is the likelihood that a given test result would be expected in a patient with the target disorder compared to the likelihood that that same result would be expected in a patient without the target disorder.
Levels of evidence
Reading lists include Teaching EBM and Systematic Review Series.
Tips for data extraction
A compendium of advice to help extract and utilise data for meta-analysis.
Medical student resources
Introductory resources for practicing Evidence-Based Medicine.
Supporting the development and implementation of systematic reviews.
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