Students at City University, London carried out an evaluation of Evidently Cochrane to assess how accessible the site is for people with various impairments. This blog explains the key changes we have since made to improve the blog's accessibility.
Author Archives: Selena Ryan-Vig
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This blog explores a number of cautionary examples, reminding that all treatments have potential harms. We should consider the evidence not just about whether a treatment works, but whether it is safe. This is the third blog of our special series on Evidently Cochrane: “Oh, really?” 12 things to help you question health advice.
Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig share evidence from a new Cochrane Special Collection, COVID-19: Effective options for quitting smoking during the pandemic.
A blog exploring whether we are missing an obvious opportunity to use YouTube as a place to share Cochrane evidence, in order to reach a youth audience.
Introducing a new special series of blogs on Evidently Cochrane: “Oh, really?” Twelve things to help you question health advice. In 2020, we're publishing one blog each month, offering 12 things to help you question health advice. The series is based on a list of ‘Key Concepts’ developed by the Informed Health Choice project team.
We have a new guide for individuals blogging for Evidently Cochrane, last updated in June 2020.
Cochrane UK run talks and workshops in secondary schools, teaching evidence-based medicine (EBM) and critical thinking for years 9-13.
A collection of resources which aim to make Cochrane evidence on breastfeeding easy to access. Topics covered include: Support for breastfeeding women; health promotion and an enabling environment; care for breastfeeding women and their babies; treatment of breastfeeding problems; and breastfeeding babies with additional needs, including preterm babies.
In this blog for our Understanding Evidence series, Emma Carter and Selena Ryan-Vig share resources to help you get to grips with some key concepts that can help us to think critically about treatment claims.
Cochrane UK’s Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig took the recent Cochrane Colloquium 'Beyond The Room', as part of a team of eight. With insights from their intrepid team mates, they consider what this extended social media activity achieved, what they would do another time and why, as Sally Crowe said, they “might be a little bit addicted to it”!
Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig from Cochrane UK share tips on how to put together a successful special series for social media