Two regular contributors to this website, NHS Networks and The King’s Fund now have their own permanent spaces. NHS Networks can be found on the Welcome page and The King’s Fund which provides the latest updates on health managment and policies is located on. as you might expect, the Health Management page.
Day: January 12, 2012
Best Bets – Best Evidence Topics
For a list of the Best Evidence Topics, this website provides a list of critical appraisal topics for download by PDF. Go to http://www.bestbets.org/links/BET-CA-worksheets.php
- Case-control checklist (including harm)
- Decision rule
- Educational intervention
- Randomised control trial
- Review or meta-analysis
- Survey (including pre-test probabilities)
Some of the latest BETs include (zoom to read) or click here:
Focus on Maccgas – all about anaesthesia in MDGH
Infection prevention and control by e-learning aids medical students: publication in process
Use of e-learning to enhance medical students’ understanding and knowledge of healthcare associated infection prevention and control.
Department of Clinical Microbiology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. email@example.com
An online infection prevention and control programme for medical students was developed and assessed. There was a statistically significant improvement (P<0.0001) in the knowledge base among 517 students after completing two modules. The majority of students who completed the evaluation were positive about the learning experience.
Copyright © 2011 The Healthcare Infection Society. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
- [PubMed – in process]