For lecture on 3 June 2021
Interpretation of Research Evidence< Back to search results
These are two videos explaining key elements on how to interpret research evidence. These materials have been presented in a half-day EBP workshop for clinicians with a focus on pre-appraised evidence and shared decision-making.
- Format Videos
- Language/s English
- Target Audience Further education, Researchers, Self-directed learning
- EBM Stage 3 - Appraising evidence, 4 - Decision making
- Duration 5-15 mins
- Difficulty Introductory, Intermediate
This resource has been evaluated rigorously
Key Concepts addressed
- Based on faulty logic
- Don’t be misled by unreliable summaries of treatment comparisons
- Don’t be misled by how treatment effects are described
The first video describes how to understand and interpret the findings of treatment effect on continuous outcomes; identify the difference between ‘statistical significance and importance’; and identify different measures of uncertainty.
The second video explains how to interpret the findings of the different levels of evidence quality (GRADE) and its impact on clinical decisions.
These two videos have been used in a half-day EBP workshop for clinicians with a focus on pre-appraised evidence and shared decision-making. The workshop has been evaluated in a pilot before-after study.