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  • Programme overview.  Click on the links to discover more about the sessions.  Registration starts at 09.00 in the entrance hall of the Saïd Business School, Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 IHP. 
    March 19 2019
  • We are very much looking forward to welcoming you to Oxford for our annual Symposium 2019, which is a joint Cochrane UK and Cochrane Ireland event. This Symposium is an opportunity for us to come together as a Cochrane community to share knowledge and creative ideas for producing and sharing best evidence; to learn from each other and to...
    March 12 2019
  • Day 2 Workshops Friday 22nd March 11.30am-1.00pmWorkshop 9:  Common challenges in Cochrane Reviews of Diagnostic Test AccuracyEdmond Safra Lecture TheatreSummaryThis workshop, organized by the Cochrane Diagnostic Test Accuracy (DTA) Editorial Team, will offer guidance, as formulated in the Handbook for Diagnostic Test Accuracy Reviews,...
    March 12 2019
  • In this blog for our Evidence for Everyday Health Choices series, Sarah Chapman looks at new Cochrane evidence on two treatments for hip and knee osteoarthritis: paracetamol and exercise.This week two things have prompted me to blog about osteoarthritis, a very common condition in the UK, where almost one in five people aged 50 and older have...
    March 8 2019
  • Day 2 Workshops Friday 22nd March 9.30-11.00amWorkshop 5:  PICO annotationEdmond Safra Lecture TheatreSummary The PICO Annotation work forms part of the wider Linked Data Project. The PICO model is composed of four potential components which form the basis of a clinical question namely; Patient, Population or Problem; Intervention,...
    March 7 2019
  • In epidemiology, the term “cohort” is used to define a set of people followed for a certain period of time. W. H. Frost, a 20th century epidemiologist, was the first to adopt the term in a 1935 publication, when he assessed age-specific and tuberculosis-specific mortality rates. The epidemiological definition of the word currently means:a group of...
    March 7 2019
  •  Day 1 Workshops Thursday 21st March 1.30-5.00pmWorkshop 1:  Not a giant leap, but a small step from pairwise to network meta-analysisEdmond Safra Lecture TheatreSummary This workshop will explore the principles and the practice of conducting a meta-analysis of multiple treatment comparisons. Course participants will gain hands-on...
    March 7 2019
  • In this blog for people who have just stopped smoking Robert Walton, a general practitioner, helps you work out how best to stay smoke-free, looking at the latest Cochrane evidence on relapse prevention.So you’ve managed to stop smoking – very well done indeed!  Stopping smoking brings a huge benefit in health not just for yourself but...
    March 1 2019
  • 'Cochrane at the WHO' is a blog series that highlights the partnership between Cochrane and the World Health Organization. If you would like to share a story about how your Cochrane Group is working with WHO, please contact Emma Thompson, Advocacy and Partnership Officer.In this blog post Emma Carter, Selena Ryan-Vig, and Anne Eisinga...
    February 26 2019
  • Cochrane UK are seeking a dynamic public health consultant with an interest in evidence based practice to work with them one day per week. The consultant should be on the GMC/GDC Specialist Register or the UK Public Health (Specialist) Register and currently employed by Public Health England. They should be an accredited educational supervisor for...
    February 25 2019

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