Students 4 Best Evidence is a blogging network by students, for students, who are interested in evidence-based healthcare.
In this blog for our #UnderstandingEvidence series, Matt Oxman talks about the Informed Health Choices project, which helps children sort the wheat from the chaff of evidence about treatment effects
Martin Burton writes for parents and carers about the latest evidence on treatments for ear discharge in children with grommets.
#EvidentlyAdvent returns with a focus on priorities. Making lists and deciding on 'must-haves' are not just for Christmas.
Health professionals competition to win free registration to the 2017 Cochrane UK & Ireland symposium.
In this guest blog, public health doctor David Robert looks at the evidence on what can be done to cut down the salt in our diets.
In this guest blog for the general reader, retired GP Lynda Ware looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on detecting and treating 'strep throat'.
Established practices may be so familiar that they aren’t questioned. They should be. We consider this here in an area of everyday nursing practice, pressure ulcer management, but hope this will be read in the context of other areas of healthcare.
Cochrane UK Senior Fellow in General Practice, Richard Lehman, suggests pre-diabetes is a form of disease-mongering as he looks at the Cochrane evidence
This article for midwives looks at the evidence on early additional food and fluids for healthy breastfed babies and the implications for practice
Iain Chalmers, founding director of Cochrane UK, comments on a recent publication in which the authors claim that Cochrane's 1972 book 'Effectiveness and Efficiency' was the inspiration for both the Cochrane Collaboration and the Evidence-Based Medicine movement, and that neither movement has paid sufficient attention to Cochrane's reference to the importance of 'care' in health care.
Today is World Osteoporosis Day and we're taking a look at some Cochrane evidence on finding and treating osteoporosis.
Daisy Fancourt explains what can be achieved when evidence meets magic to help children with hemiplegia through the work of Breath Arts Health Research