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Questions about translating research evidence into practice< Back to search results
- Format Audio, Texts
- Language/s English
- Target Audience Self-directed learning
- EBM Stage 4 - Decision making
- Duration <5 mins
- Difficulty Introductory
Key Concepts addressed
- 3-3a Do the advantages outweigh the disadvantages for you?
- 3-2a Do the outcomes measured matter to you?
- 3-2b Are you very different from the people studied?
In this section:
- Question 1: Isn’t anything worth trying when a patient has a life-threatening condition?
- Question 2: Although patients might want to know if a treatment ‘works’, suppose they don’t want all the details?
- Question 3: Statistics are confusing – should patients really have to look at the numbers?
- Question 4: How can someone know that the research evidence applies to them?
- Question 5: Won’t genetic testing – and ‘personalized medicine’ – mean doctors can work out the specific treatment needed in every individual and make all this unnecessary?
- Question 6: If someone has a condition that is being studied in an ongoing clinical trial, how do they find out about this if their doctor doesn’t know about it?
- Question 7: What’s the best way of telling if the evidence (on the web or elsewhere) is reliable?
- Question 8: Are there reliable sources of information that can be recommended?
- Question 9: How should people avoid being ‘labelled’ with an ‘illness’ and getting unnecessary treatments?