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BACKGROUND Over the last years key stake holders in the healthcare sector have increasingly recognised evidence based medicine (EBM) as a means to improving the quality of healthcare. However, there is considerable uncertainty about the best way to disseminate basic knowledge of EBM. As a result, huge variation in EBM educational provision, setting,(More)
BACKGROUND We developed and evaluated the outcomes of an e-learning course for evidence based medicine (EBM) training in postgraduate medical education in different languages and settings across five European countries. METHODS We measured changes in knowledge and attitudes with well-developed assessment tools before and after administration of the(More)
BACKGROUND To evaluate the educational effects of a clinically integrated e-learning course for teaching basic evidence-based medicine (EBM) among postgraduates compared to a traditional lecture-based course of equivalent content. METHODS We conducted a cluster randomised controlled trial in the Netherlands and the UK involving postgraduate trainees in(More)
The microbial environment in early infancy or even in utero may modulate the risk to develop allergic disease. Since Toll-like receptors (TLR) recognize microbial products, we hypothesized that maternal allergies may be associated with decreased levels of TLR2, TLR4 and CD14 mRNA in mothers and their offspring. 185 healthy pregnant women from Germany (n =(More)
OBJECTIVE To (i) identify and describe prevailing infant feeding policy documents in five diverse European countries; (ii) analyse types of health outcomes for the infant that are associated with feeding breast milk rather than formula milk in the documents of different countries; and (iii) assess the extent to which documents reflect the WHO global(More)
A 12-year-old girl developed acute erythromelalgia of distal extremities. Physical, imaging and laboratory examinations failed to find an infective, systemic autoimmune, metabolic, endocrine, and vascular origin. The severe pain and allodynia indicated small-fiber neuropathy but muscle weakness suggested an involvement of large myelinated nerve fibers. This(More)
The effectiveness of a clinically integrated e-learning course in evidence-based medicine : A cluster randomised controlled trial. Copyright and reuse: The Warwick Research Archive Portal (WRAP) makes this work of researchers of the University of Warwick available open access under the following conditions. This article is made available under the Creative(More)
Harmonising evidence-based medicine teaching : a study of the outcomes of e-learning in five European countries. Copyright and reuse: The Warwick Research Archive Portal (WRAP) makes this work of researchers of the University of Warwick available open access under the following conditions. This article is made available under the Creative Commons(More)
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