Estimates of treatment effects/differences derived from controlled comparisons are subject to uncertainty, both because of the quality of the data and the play of chance. Despite this, authors sometimes use statistical significance testing to make...
To systematically explore the methodological factors underpinning discrepancies in pooled effect estimates from Cochrane (CR) and non-Cochrane (NCR) s…
David Nunan PhDElsevier gave me a Christmas present: 50 days free access to my new article @JClinEpi (there’s a whole other thread on this but)
Wondered why systematic reviews on same question don’t come up with the same findings? Here’s our attempt for some answers
David Nunan PhDMany folk cite meta-analyses & state “evidence-based”.
Read this to see why they probably don’t know what that actually means:
The same folk may say we don’t need experts. Sorry to break it to you but I’m afraid we do.
To systematically explore the methodological factors underpinning discrepancies in
pooled effect estimates from Cochrane (CR) and non-Cochrane (NCR) systematic reviews
answering the same clinical question.
> The medical curriculum should reflect this importance of changing information for today’s practitioner—the necessary skills must be taught and assessed with the same rigour as the physical examination.1
Nearly three decades ago, Gordan Guyatt,...
After mining millions of electronic health record data points, researchers found people who were more physically active at baseline were less likely to develop depression, even after accounting for genetic risks.