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1 Creative Commons Behavioural Interventions to Improve the Quality of the Grocery Shopping This evening lecture is given in conjunction with the Introduction to Study Design and Research Methods accredited short course, part of the Evidence-Based Healthcare programme at the University of Oxford's Department for Continuing Education. Carmen Piernas 11 Jun 2019
2 Are we really advancing qualitative methods in health research? For many good reasons, semi-structured interviews, focus groups, thematic analysis, and realist tales have become key tools within the qualitative researcher's methodological toolkit. Cassandra Phoenix 08 Apr 2019
3 Creative Commons Why poor diagnostic reasoning is failing patients, the public and health systems Carl Heneghan asks the question, "What is driving the increase in diagnostic testing in healthcare?" and discusses why expectations, technology and the media are contributing to the problems of too much medicine and overdiagnosis. Carl Heneghan 06 Feb 2019
4 Systematic reviews: the past the present and the future Making decisions and choices about health and social care need access to high-quality evidence from research. Systematic reviews provide this by both highlighting the quality of existing studies and by themselves providing a high-quality summary. Iain Chalmers, Carl Heneghan, Kamal Mahtani 28 Jan 2019
5 How imperfect can a study be? Professor Alan Silman is an epidemiologist and a rheumatologist and is the co-author of 'Epidemiological Studies: A Practical Guide', which is the recommended textbook for the module 'Introduction to Study Design and Research Methods'. Alan Silman 05 Dec 2018
6 Creative Commons Adults' experiences of trying to lose weight on their own: findings from three qualitative syntheses Jamie Hartmann-Boyce is a Senior Researcher in Health Behaviours, based at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford. Her work focusses on obesity and tobacco control and her particular interests lie in evidence synthes Jamie Hartmann-Boyce 06 Nov 2018
7 Evidence-Based Manifesto for better healthcare Professor Carl Heneghan gives a talk for the Evidence Based Healthcare series. Carl Heneghan 10 Oct 2018
8 The jugglers and the black cat There has never been such a high demand for our personal data, such that it is often said that individuals are the product, not just the client. Kerina Jones 31 Jul 2018
9 Fake surgeries and dummy pills – control for bias and study design in trials on treatment efficacy in chronic pain In this talk Karolina presented various types of study design she has used in trials of treatments for chronic pain. Karolina also discussed why blinding is important and why a placebo control may be necessary, even in surgical trials. Karolina Wartolowska 02 Jul 2018
10 Vagina Dialogues: Challenging Stigmas around Menstruation, Menopause and Female Sexuality Communication taboos surround many aspects of women’s health and wellbeing, from menstruation to menopause to sexual pleasure. Annalise Weckesser 22 Jun 2018
11 Value-based healthcare: Health economics re-packaged or re-packaging health economics? Sir Muir Gray and Lucy Abel debate: Is value-based health care nothing more than health economics re-packaged or is health economics nothing more than only one of the six contributors to value-based healthcare? Muir Gray, Lucy Abel 16 May 2018
12 Launch of new website to catalogue biases affecting health and medical research Professor Carl Heneghan and Dr David Nunan from the Oxford Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine presented the launch of a new website that catalogues the important biases affecting health and medical research. Carl Heneghan, David Nunan, Sir Iain Chalmers 05 Feb 2018
13 Beyond accuracy: Evidence gaps and unintended consequences. Factors influencing utility of point-of-care diagnostic tests Point-of-care or near-patient-tests, are as these descriptors suggest, medical diagnostic tests which can be performed by a clinician, patient, or carer of a patient, without the need for samples to be transported to laboratories. Phil Turner 30 Jan 2018
14 Creative Commons Mixed methods in the real world: a messy business? Dr Katherine Pollard gives a talk for the Evidence Based Healthcare seminar series. Katherine Pollard 24 Jan 2018
15 The Future of Healthcare - Evidencer and Value Based Muir Gray is now working with both NHS England and Public Health England to bring about a transformation of care with the aim of increasing value for both populations and individuals. Here he gives a talk on improving healthcare systems. Muir Gray 19 Jan 2018
16 Creative Commons How we change behaviour and what to do to support it: lessons from randomised controlled trials and other research Professor Paul Aveyard, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences gives a talk on behavioural change in evidence based medicine. Paul Aveyard 28 Nov 2017
17 Creative Commons Working 'up' and 'out': how qualitative researchers approach analysis Dr John MacArtney gives a talk for the Evidence Based Healthcare seminar series. John MacArtney 15 Nov 2017
18 Creative Commons Critical Appraisal and EBM in the Real World The overwhelming volume of evidence and its lack of relevance to patient care and decisions means health professionals require skills to sift evidence more efficiently: discarding what doesn't make a difference to focus on evidence that matters for health Carl Heneghan 13 Oct 2017
19 Better evidence for better healthcare manifesto The integration of evidence with clinical expertise and patient values which underpins the delivery of high quality evidence-based medicine. Carl Heneghan 12 Apr 2017
20 Rethinking the epidemic of overdiagnosis Overdiagnosis is the diagnosis of "disease" that will never cause symptoms or death during a patient's lifetime. Newer, more accurate technologies, and the desire to detect disease even earlier means Overdiagnosis is on the rise. Carl Heneghan 27 Jan 2017
21 Creative Commons Resuscitating poor quality research Healthcare research is all too often plagued by biases that are rooted in poor methods, leading to the wrong result and conclusions and preventing uptake into practice. Carl Heneghan 17 Jan 2017
22 Trials and Tribulations in Africa Dr Merlin Willcox gives a talk for the Evidence Based Healthcare series. Merlin Willcox 15 Nov 2016
23 Evidence informed decision making? (Know your cognitive biases) Prof Neal Maskrey gives a talk for the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine seminar series. Neal Maskrey 01 Jun 2016
24 Why on earth do we waste so much research? Dr Kamal Mahtani is an NHS GP, NIHR Clinical Lecturer and Deputy Director at the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine. His talk explores why so much research is wasted. Kamal Mahtani 01 Jun 2016
25 Overdiagnosis and Too Much Medicine How did we get here and how do we get out of the mess Professor Carl Heneghan gives a talk for the MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care programme Carl Heneghan 03 May 2016
26 Breathalysers, babies and bumps on the road: delving into diagnostic studies Talk by Dr Helen Ashdown regarding three rather different diagnostic studies People: Helen Ashdown Helen Ashdown 03 May 2016
27 Creative Commons 10 Top tips for doing applied healthcare research: How to get started Carl Heneghan gives a talk held on January 11th 2016 Kellogg College. Carl Heneghan 29 Jan 2016
28 Managing large scale international clinical trials Managing clinical trials, of whatever size and complexity, requires efficient trial management. Barbara Farrell shares from her wide experience. Barbara Farrell 06 May 2015
29 Storytelling in diabetes: a mixed-methods study The patient as storyteller and the story as ‘self management’ Trish Greenhalgh 07 Apr 2015
30 Research impact: the new jargon for knowledge to action If we are going to take impact seriously, we need to be clear about the philosophical assumptions underpinning different kinds of research and also the different kinds of links between research, practice and policy. Trish Greenhalgh 26 Mar 2015
31 Creative Commons The Campaign for Real EBM Evidence Based Medicine Professor Trish Greenhalgh gives a talk on the crisis facing evidence based medicine and offers a solution for its rennaissance within healthcare. Trish Greenhalgh 24 Mar 2015
32 Creative Commons MSc in EBHC: Introduction to the Practice of Evidence-Based Health Care Annette Pluddermann, Senior researcher DPCHS, gives an introduction to the Practice of Evidence-Based Health Care Annette Pluddermann 28 May 2013
33 Creative Commons Know4Go - EBM lecture Dr Janet Martin, Director of Health Technology Assessment, London Health Services Centre gives a special lecture for EBM entitled; Know4Go: An Instrument for decision-making when resources are limited and demands are relentless. Janet Martin 24 Feb 2011
34 Creative Commons The Information Revolution Sir Muir Gray, Chief Knowledge Office, NHS, gives a special guest lecture for the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine. Sir Muir Gray 24 Feb 2011
35 Creative Commons The Future of Evidence Based Medicine Professor Paul Glasziou, Director of the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, gives a special lecture on the future of EBM. Paul Glasziou 24 Feb 2011
36 Creative Commons Interpreting Results - Stats in Small Doses Dr Amanda Burls delivers a talk for the Centre for Evidenced Based Medicine. Amanda Burls 24 Feb 2011
37 Creative Commons Diagnostic Tests Dr Carl Heneghan delivers a talk for the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine. Carl Heneghan 24 Feb 2011
38 Creative Commons Diagnostic Tests Dr Carl Heneghan delivers a talk for the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine. Carl Heneghan 24 Feb 2011
39 Creative Commons Appraisal of Clinical Trials Dr Rafael Perera delivers a talk for the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine. Rafael Perera 24 Feb 2011
40 Creative Commons Introduction to Evidence Based Medicine Professor Paul Glasziou gives an introduction to evidence-based medicine and healthcare. Paul Glasziou 24 Feb 2011