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