Martin Burton

Martin Burton

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Martin Burton is Director of Cochrane UK, the centre responsible for supporting Cochrane activities in the UK & Ireland. He is Professor of Otolaryngology, University of Oxford, Honorary Consultant Otolaryngologist, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Fellow in Clinical Medicine at Balliol College. He is joint co-ordinating editor of the Cochrane ENT Group.

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Expert opinion is not always right

Expert advice isn’t always right or based on careful consideration of the best evidence. In the first blog of our new special series '“Oh, really?” 12 things to help you question health advice', Cochrane UK's Director, Professor Martin Burton, takes us from experts to evidence.

Glue ear: will antibiotics help your child?

Professor Martin Burton looks at the latest evidence that might help parents and their doctors to decide whether antibiotics are worth trying for children with 'glue ear'