Evidence-based medicine

Evidence-based medicine

CIHR-funded initiative aims to bridge media and academic health policy research

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Translated Title: 
Un projet financé par les IRSC vise à rapprocher les médias et le milieu de la recherche sur les politiques de santé
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Rebecca Cheung
Edition: 
Network Magazine
Publisher: 
CWHN
Publication Date: 
2013
Publication Place: 
First published by Troy Media Feb. 3, 2012

Explains the intent of the Canadian Policy Research Network’s website EvidenceNetwork.ca. The goal of this non-partisan network and it’s accompanying website is to link journalists with experts on high profile health policy issues.

The WHO reproductive health library

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

An electronic review journal that takes the best available evidence on sexual and reproductive health from Cochrane systematic reviews and presents it as practical actions for clinicians (and policy-makers) to improve health outcomes, especially in developing countries.

Available From: 
Order Information: 
Available online.

When clinical trials are compromised: a perspective from a patient advocate

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Musa Mayer
Publisher: 
PLoS Medicine
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
San Francisco, CA

Examines how the rush to approve experimental treatments before appropriate clinical trials can lead to increased suffering and death.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 15491277 (print)
ISSN 15491676 (Online)
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Bridging the gap: the use of research evidence in policy development

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Jon D Brehaut
Don Juzwishin
Publisher: 
Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Describes challenges of using research evidence to inform healthcare policy making. Provides a framework to facilitate the use of research evidence in healthcare policy making.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1894827230 (On-line)
ISBN 1894927222 (Print)
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Transdermal progesterone creams for postmenopausal women: more hype than hope?

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Bary G. Wren
Publisher: 
eMJA: The Medical Journal of Australia
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Pyrmont, NSW, Australia

Examines claims about the benefits of transdermal progesterone creams for relieving symptoms of menopause. Finds that currently available progesterone creams can not be recommended for treatment of symptoms associated with menopause.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 0025729X (print)
ISSN 13265377 (online)

Raloxifene for primary and secondary prevention of osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women: a systematic review of effica

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Howard M. Schachter
Tammy J. Clifford
Ann Cranney
Nicholas J. Barrowman
David Moher
Publisher: 
Technology Report
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Evaluates the safety and efficacy of raloxifene compared with placebo and other drugs approved in Canada for the primary and secondary prevention of osteoporotic vertebral fractures in postmenopausal women.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1894978218 (Print)
ISBN 1894978226 (Online)
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Clinical case reporting in evidence-based medicine

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Milos Jenicek
Publisher: 
Oxford University Press, Inc.
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Explains the theory of evidence-based medicine and the practice of choosing and reporting clinical cases. Also provides coverage on routine case reports in medicine, surgery and psychiatry, case reporting in occupational medicine and in tort litigation for courts of law.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 034076399X
MEDR.J46 2001
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and index. Translated from the French.

Systematic reviews in health care: meta-analysis in context

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Matthias Egger (ed.)
George Davey Smith (ed.)
Douglas G. Altman (ed.)
Publisher: 
BMJ Publishing Group
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Provides an introduction to the rationale and principles of systematic reviews.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 072791488X
MEDR.S97 2001 (CWHN Offices)
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

Systematic reviews in health care: a practical guide

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Paul Glasziou
Les Irwig
Chris Bain
Graham Colditz
Publisher: 
Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Provides a clear and structured approach to systematic reviews.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0521799627
MEDR.G53 2001 (CWHN Offices)
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

Ovulation induction drug therapy for anovulatory infertility associated with polycystic ovary syndrome

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Paula Corabian
Ann Scott
Publisher: 
Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Presents a systematic review and critical appraisal of the evidence on the use of ovulation induction (OI) drug therapy to manage anovulatory infertility associated with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in women of reproductive age. Provides the current published scientific evidence about its safety and efficacy/effectiveness in terms of pregnancy rate in this category of infertile patients.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1896956858 (Print)
ISBN 1896956874 (On-line)
ISSN 17041090 (Print)
ISSN 17041104 (On-line)
Syndicate content