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Welcome to the Wikiversity learning project for Evidence-based medicine.
This project provides learning activities that help Wikiversity participants understand and make use of Evidence-based medicine.
Lessons[edit | edit source]
Knowledge[edit | edit source]
Skills[edit | edit source]
Activities[edit | edit source]
- Case studies - review and group discussion of published case studies in the area of Evidence-based medicine.
- History of Reiki - review and group discussion of the origins of Reiki and published scientific studies testing the effectiveness of Reiki.
- Types of studies (Randomized Controlled Trials, Case-control studies, etc.)
- Well known medical trials (e.g. ALLHAT, 4S, HOT, etc.)
Useful resources[edit | edit source]
- Evidence-based medicine article at Wikipedia.
- Evidence-Based Medicine: How to Practice and Teach it (4th ed) by Sharon E. Straus MD (Author), Paul Glasziou MRCGP FRACGP PhD (Author), W. Scott Richardson MD (Author), R. Brian Haynes MD (Author)
- This is the definitive text on evidence based medicine (EBM) that formally introduced most of the medical world to the concept and principals in 1997.
- Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: A Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice, Second Edition (Jama & Archives Journals) Gordon Guyatt (Author), Drummond Rennie (Author), Maureen Meade (Author), Deborah Cook (Author)
- From the JAMA Users' Guides working group, a concise introduction to EBM.
- Epidemiology: An Introduction by Kenneth Rothman
- Epidemiology by Leon Gordis
- Causal inference by Miguel P. Hernan