Here is the video from the SAPC 2016 conference awards session. The main topic of the Yvone Carter award speech is about recent and ongoing work on the NOACs.
The Cochrane team have produced a neat video to answer this question… If you’re a Cochrane contributor and have ever attempted to explain Cochrane’s work to someone, chances are you’ve tried to answer this question. And if you’re reading this because you’re new to Cochrane and the work we do, you may be wondering about … More “What are systematic reviews?”
The summer holidays are well and truly upon us; an opportunity to spend time with the family and take a break. According to recent trends, one in five of us will opt for an all-inclusive type of holiday. But, according to some commentators, all that included food and drink comes with the added risk of … More How much do we really eat?
The broad aim of the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine is to develop, teach and promote evidence-based health care and provide support and resources to doctors and health care professionals to help maintain the highest standards of medicine. Many of the talks are taken from the Oxford Evidence-Based Health Care Programme and delivered by members … More Why on earth do we waste so much research? – podcast
Kamal R. Mahtani, Tumas Beinortas, Karolis Bauza, David Nunan Cite this article as: Mahtani, K.R., Beinortas, T., Bauza, K. et al. Curr Hypertens Rep (2016) 18: 33. doi:10.1007/s11906-016-0631-z Abstract Persistently raised blood pressure is one of the major risk factors for diseases such as myocardial infarction and stroke. Uncontrolled hypertension is also associated with high rates of mortality, particularly in middle and high-income … More Device-Guided Breathing for Hypertension: a Summary Evidence Review
Professor Yvonne Carter CBE was an outstanding and inspirational leader who had a remarkable impact on academic general practice. To commemorate her contribution to primary care research the Royal College of General Practitioners, through its Scientific Foundation Board, and the Society for Academic Primary Care have jointly instituted the Yvonne Carter Award for Outstanding … More RCGP/SAPC Yvonne Carter award 2016
Spin [WITH OBJECT] Draw out and twist (the fibres of wool, cotton, or other material) to convert them into yarn, either by hand or with machinery: “they spin wool into the yarn for weaving” Does the name Malcolm Tucker ring a bell? The Malcolm Tucker I am referring to is the fictional character from the … More Beware evidence “spin” : an important source of bias in the reporting of clinical research
As part of the “NIHR at 10” celebrations, I’ve been working with with some of the team from the NIHR Research on Research programme on updating the Adding Value in Research initiatives. Specifically: “Pillar 2: Appropriate Research Design, Conduct And Analysis”. The second way to add value in research is to ensure that new research is … More NIHR Adding Value in Research: ensuring that all new primary research is set in the context of a review of existing knowledge
This is the pre publication script (version 2) of an article published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine (version 3) One of the founding principles of evidence based medicine is to use the best available evidence to inform decisions made by patients and clinicians. Systematic reviews have made significant contributions to the … More All health researchers should begin their training by preparing at least one systematic review
There are times in our careers when we are not sure what to do next, whoever we are. We may lack experience or the confidence to decide what to do; or we may have made a decision and need a word of advice from someone more experienced, reassuring us that the idea was sensible. At … More Evidence based mentoring for “aspiring academics”