Finding and appraising qualitative evidence
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A treasure trove of short videos by Sketchy EBM. See below for a full index.
- Format Videos
- Language/s Dutch, English
- Target Audience Further education, Self-directed learning
- EBM Stage 0 - Why EBM?
- Duration <5 mins
- Difficulty Introductory
Key Concepts addressed
- Beware of claims like these
- Check the evidence from treatment comparisons
- Don’t be misled by unfair comparisons
- 2-1a Comparison groups should be similar
- 2-1h Peoples' outcomes should be analyzed in their original groups
- Make well-informed treatment choices
- What is the problem and what are the options?
- Is the evidence relevant?
- Do the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?
- 2-3g Statistical significance is not the same as importance
- 2-3a Verbal descriptions of treatment effects can be misleading
- 2-3b Relative measures of effects can be misleading
- 2-3e Subgroup analyses may be misleading
- 2-3h Don’t confuse “no evidence” with “no effect”
Sketchy EBM has created a range of lively educational videos that communicate key concepts in Evidence-Based Medicine:
- What is EBM? (embedded above)
- How to read (most) research papers
- People who use the word “may” in research…
- People who say “not different” when they mean “not significantly different”…
- Relative risk (RR), relative risk reduction (RRR), absolute risk reduction (ARR)
- What is bias?
- Confidence intervals and “p” values
- Number needed to treat (NNT)
- Intention to treat (ITT) analysis
- Lost to follow-up
- Clinical decision instruments (CDI) – Episode I (DERIVATION)
- Clinical decision instruments (CDI) – Episode II (VALIDATION)
- Clinical decision instruments (CDI) – Episode III (IMPACT ANALYSIS)
- N = 1 studies
- Simple linear/logistic regression
Also available in Dutch: