André Tomlin (@Mental_Elf), from the Beyond The Room team at the 2018 Cochrane Colloquium,#CochraneForAll, in Edinburgh interviews Dr Margaret McCartney (@mgtmccartney), general practitioner, about the practice of evidence-based medicine, relationships and trust.
Tag: evidence-based medicine
Stick or carrot? How can hospital doctors be encouraged to prescribe antibiotics more appropriately?
In this blog for non-medical readers, Dr Lynda Ware looks at new Cochrane evidence on improving antibiotic prescribing practices by hospital doctors
An incomplete and misleading reading of Archie Cochrane
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.
An invisible unicorn has been grazing in my office for a month… Prove me wrong.
In a blog in our Understanding Evidence series, Martin Burton explores absence of evidence
Students 4 Best Evidence: new kids on the blog
In the 3rd blog of our Understanding Evidence series, Selena Ryan-Vig introduces Students 4 Best Evidence, a blogging network by and for students interested in evidence-based healthcare
Should the Cochrane logo be accompanied by a health warning?
In the second blog of our series Understanding Evidence, Iain Chalmers, our founding director, looks at developments in research on prenatal corticosteroids since the work which gave rise to the Cochrane logo. Join in the conversation on Twitter @iainchalmersTTi @CochraneUK Page last checked 4 April 2023 The birth of the Cochrane logo Twenty four summers ago I asked David […]
Understanding evidence: Cochrane UK’s new series
Cochrane UK's Director, Martin Burton, introduces our new series Understanding Evidence, which kicks off today with a week of blogs.
Do you know about Students 4 Best Evidence?
Students 4 Best Evidence is a blogging network by students, for students, who are interested in evidence-based healthcare.