Evidence-based dentistry: The building of the Dental Fact Box repository – OHA!
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by Paulo Nadanovsky
5M ago
An introduction to OHA!, a tool currently being developed which aims to assist dentists in accessing the most reliable evidence regarding the effectiveness of common dental treatments. The OHA! repository has been purposefully crafted to be exceptionally selective and compact, ensuring that users can easily find straightforward and valuable answers to their dental clinical questions. During the presentation, Professor Paulo Nadanovsky will show two sample dental fact boxes (in draft form) that have been developed. One pertains to the success rate of root canal treatment, while the other focuse ..read more
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Speedy or sloppy?: The opportunities and challenges of rapid qualitative research
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by Anna Dowrick
8M ago
Using a variety of examples of fast and slow qualitative research this talk explores the affordances of rapid methods, and help researchers decide if and where to use them in their own work. Methodologies of rapid qualitative research have been around for decades, gaining particular prominence during the Covid-19 pandemic. They spark intense debate about the place of rapid qualitative methods in healthcare research. What questions are they best suited to answer? Is speed a trade-off for quality? Which parts of the qualitative process can and can't be done at pace? If can do research quicker, s ..read more
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Realist inquiry in global health practice: trials, tribulations (& triumphs?)
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by Sara Van Belle
9M ago
Dr Sara Van Belle, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp gives a talk on the practice of realist inquiry in global health. Dr Sara Van Belle, Researcher at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp provides an overview of the practice of realist inquiry origins and points of attraction or interest for global health systems and policy research. Specific challenges are discussed with some examples of applications in complex health programmes in LMIC and suggestions offered for further methodological development ..read more
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Evidence in Women's Health: Coil contraceptive - what is it and what are the potential harms for women?
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by Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Anne-Marie Boylan, Neda Taghinejadi, Megan Carter
1y ago
In this episode EBHC DPhil Director, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Dr. Anne Marie Boylan discuss intrauterine contraception commonly known as the coil. Given the uncertainty around who feels pain, they speak with Dr Neda Taghinejadi, a sexual and reproductive health doctor and academic clinical fellow, who specialises in fitting coils for those who have had problems having them fitted by their GP or who have experienced trauma and require a highly trained specialist. This podcast series on evidence in women's health is brought to you by the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine and the postgraduate pr ..read more
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Evidence in Women's Health: Evaluating a community singing intervention for postnatal depression
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by Alexandra Burton
1y ago
Dr Alexandra Burton reports on the SHAPER-PND study exploring singing's effect on postnatal depression in new mothers Singing has shown positive effects on maternal mood and mother–child bonding. The Scaling-Up Health-Arts Programmes: Implementation and Effectiveness Research-Postnatal Depression (SHAPER-PND) study will analyse the clinical and implementation effectiveness of a 10-week programme of singing sessions for PND in new mothers. This talk will present findings from the evaluation of an adapted online programme during the COVID-19 pandemic and describe the methods used to evaluate the ..read more
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Heart Failure in Primary Care: Lessons from Big Data
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by Clare J Taylor
1y ago
Dr Clare J Taylor, Academic GP, explores how we can use large, anonymised GP datasets to improve our understanding of heart failure management in primary care. Nearly all UK residents are registered with a general practice and data collected during routine consultations can be used by researchers to understand more about common diseases. Heart failure occurs when the heart has been damaged and is struggling to pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body. Patients can feel breathless, exhausted and have swollen legs but treatments to improve quality of life and outlook are available. In thi ..read more
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The messy realities of qualitative health research
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by Anne-Marie Boylan, Laura Griffith
3y ago
Dr Anne-Marie Boylan and Dr Laura Griffith, ​explore the value of qualitative health research and discuss what it's really like to undertake qualitative research. Qualitative research is a naturalistic mode of inquiry. It is used to answer a variety of research questions that have relevance to health policy and practice. In this podcast, Dr Anne-Marie Boylan, Director of the Postgraduate Certificate in Qualitative Health Research Methods at the University of Oxford, and Dr Laura Griffith, a former academic who now works in public health, explore the value of qualitative health research and dis ..read more
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Leading and teaching Evidence-Based Health Care
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by Kamal Mahtani, David Nunan, Paul Glasziou
3y ago
Professor Kamal Mahtani and David Nunan interview Professor Paul Glasziou, Director of the Institute for Evidence-Based Healthcare at Bond University, about his experience of leadership and his work in capacity building through teaching and supervision. Professor Kamal Mahtani is Director of the Evidence-Based Health Care Leadership programme and David Nunan is Director of the PGCert in Teaching EBHC ..read more
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Exploring the fundamentals of leadership with Professor Carl Heneghan - Part Two
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by Kamal Mahtani, Carl Heneghan
3y ago
Professor Kamal Mahtani continues his interview with Professor Carl Heneghan, discussing where your motivation as a leader comes from, succession planning, seeking mentoring, how leaders can engage with the wider world. Plus strategies for managing your work life balance ..read more
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Exploring the fundamentals of leadership with Professor Carl Heneghan - Part One
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by Carl Heneghan, Kamal Mahtani
3y ago
Professor Kamal Mahtani interviews Professor Carl Heneghan, exploring his leadership; how it all started, the challenges he has faced, emotional intelligence, the importance of clear communication and being a tortoise rather than a hare as a leader ..read more
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