Dr Lucy Beishon blogs about evidence on assessing people for dementia by phone and video call, reflects on her experiences during the pandemic, and looks to the future.
Tag: diagnostic accuracy review
Lucy Beishon blogs about her experience of writing a Cochrane diagnostic test accuracy review.
This blog summarises a series of Cochrane reviews describing a structured questionnaire, the IQCODE, that is used to help identify possible dementia
In this guest blog for the general reader, retired GP Lynda Ware looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on detecting and treating 'strep throat'.
In a blog for nurses, Sarah Chapman looks at Cochrane evidenceCochrane Reviews are systematic reviews. In systematic reviews we search for and summarize studies that answer a specific research question (e.g. is paracetamol effective and safe for treating back pain?). The studies are identified, assessed, and summarized by using a systematic and predefined approach. They […]
Early diagnosis of dementia is a national priority but how accurately can it be identified?
New evidence on the diagnostic accuracy of sentinel node assessment tests for cancer of the vulva