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Finding and using research evidence: A guide for citizens (Patient Decision Aids)

Finding and using research evidence: A guide for citizens (Patient Decision Aids)

There are at least important challenges for anyone looking for research evidence about health information that address topics that are most relevant to them. The overwhelming volume of research evidence that’s available online and not knowing exactly how high quality this research evidence is when you find it. This makes it a real challenge to …

Finding and using research evidence: A guide for citizens (Evidence Summaries)

Finding and using research evidence: A guide for citizens (Evidence Summaries)

The most important actionable messages included in high quality systematic reviews are rarely written in language that non-researchers can understand. Preparing user friendly summaries of these key messages is essential in ensuring that patients and their families providers managers and organizations and policymakers can use key messages in their decision-making. Welcome to module four in …

Finding and using research evidence: A guide for citizens (Blog Posts)

Finding and using research evidence: A guide for citizens (Blog Posts)

An Internet blog is a commentary written about a specific topic and often these topics cover issues that are really important people such as optimal aging. Ideally the information used to inform the block should be based on credible scientific information. Unfortunately it’s not always easy to identify the most relevant high quality research evidence …

Finding and using research evidence: A guide for citizens (Other sources of evidence)

Finding and using research evidence: A guide for citizens (Other sources of evidence)

The Internet is increasingly becoming the go-to place for health information. However it’s often difficult to know which sites are designed to give people the best evidence based information and which sites are designed to get people to spend their money. Helping people who are online looking for health information distinguish between the good information …