Rapid Review Guidebook from NCCMT

Copy of the email I’ve just received from the¬†National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools: Rapid Review Guidebook As public health organizations across Canada adopt and implement evidence-informed approaches to public health decision-making, there is a need for up to date evidence that can be applied to local contexts. An effective way to synthesize current evidence on a topic is to conduct a rapid review … Continue reading Rapid Review Guidebook from NCCMT

Motivations for this blog

There are so many reasons to address the area of value in evidence synthesis…. Broadly, I get depressed by the lack of challenge to the hegemonic position of long-winded systematic reviews in the world of EBM. If it was proven that systematic reviews, using ‘standard’ methods produced ‘accurate’ answers then I’d be more sympathetic.¬† But it’s demonstrably true that systematic reviews, based on published journal … Continue reading Motivations for this blog