My treatment, my choice: what do I need to know?
What can shared decision-making look like from the patient’s perspective? A treatment that is the best medical option may not be the best for the person’s life. In this guest blog, Rosalind talks about the treatment choices she faced when her Graves Disease symptoms returned and how she worked out what is best for her.
Evidently Cochrane September newsletter
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Top 10 priorities for research on mild-moderate hearing loss
This blog is written by Sarah Chapman, Cochrane UK's Knowledge Broker.
Health in the Media: Iodine Nutrition
When we think about the nutrients we need each day vitamins C, D and E, calcium and folate may be the first ones that spring to mind. What about iodine though?
Adopting probabilistic thinking and language that is powered by evidence and its validity is a hard transition from everyday life for anyone. There are many possible obstacles.The fundamentals – causality, randomness, probability – are not very intuitive or easy to understand or communicate clearly to anyone. Just tell me “yes”, “no” or “I don’t know”, ok?
Voice of Young Science workshops
Free peer review workshopThursday 17th September 2015, 2pm – 5pm, held at Glasgow Caledonian University.Peer Review: The nuts and bolts is a free half-day workshop for early career researchers and will explore how peer review works, how to get involved, the challenges to the system, and the role of peer review in helping the public to evaluate research claims.
Teacher stress: we need evidence-based solutions
September is the S month. It brings stationery, as pleasing at 50, I find, as at 15. It also brings spiders, sticky-backed plastic (see this blog if you’re wondering), school and stress. Back to school. What a shame that these three little words create feelings of dread in many parents, children and teachers.
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