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Sources d'inspiration

Sources actuelles d'inspiration françaises (FR) :


Afis - Association française pour l'information scientifique

Rédaction médicale et scientifique


Sources actuelles d'inspiration anglaises (EN) :



Evidently Cochrane

Slate Health

The Incidental Economist

Health News Review

Retraction Watch


Auteurs et personnes clés :


Ben Goldacre, Paul Glasziou, Trisha Greenhalgh, John P. A. Ioannidis, Hilda Bastian, Dan Ariely, Scott O. Lilienfeld, Richard Lehman, Richard Smith, David Moher, Brian Nosek, Iain Chalmers, Carl Heneghan, James Randi, Steven Woloshin & Lisa Schwartz, David Sackett, Atul Gawande, Allen Frances, Margaret McCartney, Aaron E. Carroll, Elizabeth Loftus, Vinayak Prasad, Matthew Noe et tant d'autres.

Livres survivants :


Goldacre, B. (2009). Bad science. London: Fourth Estate.

Evans, I., Thornton, H., Chalmers, I., & Glasziou, P. (2011). Testing treatments two: Better research for better healthcare.

Smith, J. C., & Wiley InterScience. (2010). Pseudoscience and extraordinary claims of the paranormal: A critical thinker's toolkit. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell.

Witkowski, T., & Zatonski, M. (2015). Psychology gone wrong: The dark sides of science and therapy.

Sagan, C., & Druyan, A. (1995). The demon-haunted world: Science as a candle in the dark.

Gilovich, T. (1991). How we know what isn't so: The fallibility of human reason in everyday life. New York, N.Y: Free Press.

Welch, H. G., Schwartz, L., & Woloshin, S. (2011). Overdiagnosed: Making people sick in the pursuit of health. Boston, Mass: Beacon Press.

Gawande, A. (2014). Being mortal: Medicine and what matters in the end.

Silberman, S. (2015). Neurotribes: The legacy of autism and how to think smarter about people who think differently.

Kahneman, D. (2011). Thinking, fast and slow.

Greenhalgh, T. (2014). How to read a paper: The basics of evidence-based medicine.

Gigerenzer, G. (2014). Risk savvy: How to make good decisions.

Woloshin, S., Schwartz, L. M., & Welch, H. G. (2008). Know your chances: Understanding health statistics.

Welch, H. G. (2015). Less medicine, more health: 7 assumptions that drive too much medical care.

Caulfield, T. A. (2012). The cure for everything: Untangling twisted messages about health, fitness, and happiness. Boston: Beacon Press.

Gawande, A. (2007). Better: A surgeon's notes on performance. New York: Metropolitan.

Mukherjee, S. (2012). The emperor of all maladies: A biography of cancer.

Straus, S. E., Glasziou, P., Richardson, W. S., Haynes, R. B., & Churchill Livingstone. (2015). Evidence-based medicine: How to practice and teach it. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier.

Schwitzer, G., Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism., Association of Health Care Journalists., & Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (2010). Covering medical research: A guide for reporting on studies. Columbia, MO: Center for Excellence for Health Care Journalism and the Association of Health Care Journalists.

McCartney, M. (2012). The patient paradox: Why sexed-up medicine is bad for your health. London: Pinter & Martin.

Prasad, V. K., & Cifu, A. S. (2015). Ending medical reversal: Improving outcomes, saving lives.

Kabat, G. C. (2017). Getting risk right: Understanding the science of elusive health risks.

Donald, W. L., & Antonio, F. M. (2015). Good Pharma: The Public-health Model of the Mario Negri Institute. Palgrave Macmillan, New York, US.

Harris, R. F. (2017). Rigor mortis: How sloppy science creates worthless cures, crushes hope, and wastes billions.

Guyatt, G. (2015). Users' guides to the medical literature: A manual for evidence-based clinical practice. New York: McGraw-Hill Education.

Chambers, C. (2017). The Seven Deadly Sins of Psychology: A manifesto for reforming the culture of scientific practice.

Fletcher, R. H., Fletcher, S. W., & Fletcher, G. S. (2015). Clinical epidemiology: The essentials.

Torgerson, D. J., & Torgerson, C. (2008). Designing and running randomised trials in health, education, and the social sciences. New York: Palgrave Macmillan

Gordis, L. (2014). Epidemiology.

Hoffmann, T., Bennett, S., & Del, M. C. (2017). Evidence-based practice across the health professions.


Divers :


Muon Ray. (17 novembre 2012). James Randi - Secrets of the Psychics Documentary (Full) [vidéo]. Repéré le 22 décembre 2016 à https://youtu.be/2MFAvH8m8aI

La parabole des aveugles et de l'éléphant

Kenner, R., Robledo, M., Roberts, K., Adler, M., Glantz, S. A., Hansen, J. E., Oreskes, N., ... Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm),. (2015). Merchants of doubt.




Articles notables (découverts depuis novembre 2017) :


Bastian, H., Glasziou, P., & Chalmers, I. (2010). Seventy-Five Trials and Eleven Systematic Reviews a Day: How Will We Ever Keep Up? PLoS Medicine, 7(9), e1000326. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000326

Bandholm, T., Christensen, R., Thorborg, K., Treweek, S., & Henriksen, M. (2017). Preparing for what the reporting checklists will not tell you: the PREPARE Trial guide for planning clinical research to avoid research waste. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 51(20), 1494–1501. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2017-097527


Ioannidis, JPA. (2017). Reproducibility crisis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRhAghqskwM


Szucs, D., & Ioannidis, J. P. A. (2017). When Null Hypothesis Significance Testing Is Unsuitable for Research: A Reassessment. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2017.00390


Bagley, N., Carroll, A. E., & Cohen, P. A. (2017). Scientific Trials—In the Laboratories, Not the Courts. JAMA Internal Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5730


Prasad, V., & Cifu, A. (2012). A medical burden of proof: Towards a new ethic. BioSocieties, 7(1), 72–87. doi:10.1057/biosoc.2011.25




Glasziou, P. (2016). Diagnosis : an impossible but essential task ? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqXSzlVRH6E



https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-017-07522-z (Five ways to fix statistics)







Ioannidis, J. P. A., & Trepanowski, J. F. (2017). Disclosures in Nutrition Research. JAMA. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2017.18571





Reynen, E., Robson, R., Ivory, J., Hwee, J., Straus, S. E., Pham, B., & Tricco, A. C. (2017). A retrospective comparison of systematic reviews with same-topic rapid reviews. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2017.12.001

Buljan, I., Malički, M., Wager, E., Puljak, L., Hren, D., Kellie, F., … Marušić, A. (2017). No difference in knowledge obtained from infographic or plain language summary of a Cochrane systematic review: three randomized controlled trials. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2017.12.003


McCormack, J. (2017). Reporting lab results - The cause of and the solution to the overdiagnosis problem (Youtube)


Viswanathan M, Patnode CD, Berkman ND, Bass EB, Chang S, Hartling L, Murad MH, Treadwell JR, Kane RL, Recommendations for Assessing the Risk of Bias in Systematic Reviews of Health Care Interventions,  Journal of Clinical Epidemiology  (2018), doi: 10.1016/ j.jclinepi.2017.12.004

Pieper, D., & Allers, K. (2017). Differences between protocols for randomized controlled trials and systematic reviews. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2017.11.027

Ioannidis, J. P. A. (2017). Greece: Crisis, smoking and tobacco conflicts in social media. European Journal of Clinical Investigation, 47(12), e12841. https://doi.org/10.1111/eci.12841




Avin, S. (2017). http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/14238/1/Policy%20Considerations%20for%20Random%20Allocation%20of%20Research%20Funds%20-%20accepted%20version.pdf


Cook, B. G., & Cook, S. C. (2011). Unraveling Evidence-Based Practices in Special Education. The Journal of Special Education, 47(2), 71–82. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022466911420877

Madden, M., & Morley, R. (2016). Exploring the challenge of health research priority setting in partnership: reflections on the methodology used by the James Lind Alliance Pressure Ulcer Priority Setting Partnership. Research Involvement and Engagement, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40900-016-0026-y


Guyatt, G. (2016). N of 1 randomized trials: a commentary. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 76, 4–5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2015.09.020

McDermott, J. E., Partridge, M., & Bromberg, Y. (2018). Ten simple rules for drawing scientific comics. PLOS Computational Biology, 14(1), e1005845. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005845

Green, M. J., & George, D. R. (2017). Commentary on Boxed In. Academic Medicine, 92(12), 1697. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.acm.0000527353.34595.7b



Allers, K., Hoffmann, F., Mathes, T., & Pieper, D. (2017). Systematic reviews with published protocols compared to those without: more effort, older search. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2017.12.005




Keijzers, G., Cullen, L., Egerton-Warburton, D., & Fatovich, D. M. (2018). Don’t just do something, stand there! The value and art of deliberate clinical inertia. Emergency Medicine Australasia. https://doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.12922

Weitkamp, E., & Collver, J. (2018). Alter egos: an exploration of the perspectives and identities of science comic creators. Journal of Science Communication, 17(1). https://doi.org/10.22323/2.17010201

Polanin, J. R., Maynard, B. R., & Dell, N. A. (2016). Overviews in Education Research. Review of Educational Research, 87(1), 172–203. https://doi.org/10.3102/0034654316631117

Glasziou, P. (2006). Why is evidence-based medicine important? Evidence-Based Medicine, 11(5), 133–135. https://doi.org/10.1136/ebm.11.5.133

Phillips, R., & Glasziou, P. (2008). Evidence based practice: the practicalities of keeping abreast of clinical evidence while in training. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 84(995), 450–453. https://doi.org/10.1136/pgmj.2008.069310

Farinella, M. (2018). The potential of comics in science communication. Journal of Science Communication, 17(1). https://doi.org/10.22323/2.17010401

Vaona, A., Banzi, R., Kwag, K. H., Rigon, G., Cereda, D., Pecoraro, V., … Moja, L. (2018). E-learning for health professionals. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.cd011736.pub2

Hempenstall, K. (2014). What works? Evidence-based practice in education is complex. Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 19(2), 113–127. https://doi.org/10.1080/19404158.2014.921631

Hoffmann, T., Erueti, C., Thorning, S., & Glasziou, P. (2012). The scatter of research: cross sectional comparison of randomised trials and systematic reviews across specialties. BMJ, 344(may17 2), e3223–e3223. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e3223

Glasziou, P., Meats, E., Heneghan, C., & Shepperd, S. (2008). What is missing from descriptions of treatment in trials and reviews? BMJ, 336(7659), 1472–1474. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39590.732037.47

Glasziou, P. (2011). What is EBM? Evidence-Based Medicine, 16(5), 129–130. https://doi.org/10.1136/ebm-2011-100099

Glasziou, P. (2008). Applying evidence: what’s the next action? Evidence-Based Medicine, 13(6), 164–165. https://doi.org/10.1136/ebm.13.6.164

Balla, J. I., Heneghan, C., Glasziou, P., Thompson, M., & Balla, M. E. (2009). A model for reflection for good clinical practice. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 15(6), 964–969. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2753.2009.01243.x


McCormack, J., Vandermeer, B., & Allan, G. M. (2013). How confidence intervals become confusion intervals. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 13(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2288-13-134

Alahdab, F., Alabed, S., Al-Moujahed, A., Al Sallakh, M. A., Alyousef, T., Alsharif, U., … Murad, M. H. (2016). Evidence-based medicine: a persisting desire under fire. Evidence Based Medicine, 22(1), 9–11. https://doi.org/10.1136/ebmed-2016-110608

Smith, R., Gotzsche, P. C., & Groves, T. (2014). Should journals stop publishing research funded by the drug industry? BMJ, 348(jan14 3), g171–g171. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g171

Therrien, W. J., & Cook, B. G. (2018). Introduction to Special Issue: Null Effects and Publication Bias in Learning Disabilities Research. Learning Disabilities Research & Practice. https://doi.org/10.1111/ldrp.12163

Melnyk, B. M., Fineout-Overholt, E., Stillwell, S. B., & Williamson, K. M. (2009). Evidence-Based Practice: Step by Step: Igniting a Spirit of Inquiry. AJN, American Journal of Nursing, 109(11), 49–52. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.naj.0000363354.53883.58

Christie, J., Gray, T. A., Dumville, J. C., & Cullum, N. A. (2018). Do systematic reviews address community healthcare professionals’ wound care uncertainties? Results from evidence mapping in wound care. PLOS ONE, 13(1), e0190045. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0190045

Chan, A.-W., Song, F., Vickers, A., Jefferson, T., Dickersin, K., Gøtzsche, P. C., … van der Worp, H. B. (2014). Increasing value and reducing waste: addressing inaccessible research. The Lancet, 383(9913), 257–266. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0140-6736(13)62296-5

Heywood, P., Stephani, A. M., & Garner, P. (2017). The Cochrane Collaboration: institutional analysis of a knowledge commons. Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice. https://doi.org/10.1332/174426417x15057479217899

Gøtzsche, P. C. (2018). Patients not patents: Drug research and development as a public enterprise. European Journal of Clinical Investigation, 48(2), e12875. https://doi.org/10.1111/eci.12875

Marquardsen, M., Ogden, M., & Gøtzsche, P. C. (2018). Redactions in protocols for drug trials: what industry sponsors concealed. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 14107681775055. https://doi.org/10.1177/0141076817750554

Tello, M., Zaiem, F., Tolcher, M. C., & Murad, M. H. (2016). Do not throw the baby out with the bath water: a guide for using non-significant results in practice. Evidence Based Medicine, 21(5), 161–162. https://doi.org/10.1136/ebmed-2016-110510


Scammacca, N. K., Roberts, G. J., Cho, E., Williams, K. J., Roberts, G., Vaughn, S. R., & Carroll, M. (2016). A Century of Progress. Review of Educational Research, 86(3), 756–800. https://doi.org/10.3102/0034654316652942

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOEqzt36JEM Why danger symbols can’t last forever

Burns, M. K., & Ysseldyke, J. E. (2008). Reported Prevalence of Evidence-Based Instructional Practices in Special Education. The Journal of Special Education, 43(1), 3–11. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022466908315563


Al-Ghareeb, A., Hillel, S., McKenna, L., Cleary, M., Visentin, D., Jones, M., … Gray, R. (2018). Retraction of publications in nursing and midwifery research: A systematic review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 81, 8–13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2018.01.013

https://twitter.com/chrisdc77/status/960304692449435648 Should scientists review what journalists write about their studies before publication?


(2017). GES plenary 3 – Evidence for emerging crises [Youtube]

Button, K. S., Ioannidis, J. P. A., Mokrysz, C., Nosek, B. A., Flint, J., Robinson, E. S. J., & Munafò, M. R. (2013). Power failure: why small sample size undermines the reliability of neuroscience. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 14(5), 365–376. https://doi.org/10.1038/nrn3475

Esene, I. N., Mbuagbaw, L., Dechambenoit, G., Reda, W., & Kalangu, K. K. (2018). Misclassification of Case Control Studies in Neurosurgery and Proposed Solutions. World Neurosurgery. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.01.171

Cook, B. G., Tankersley, M., Cook, L., & Landrum, T. J. (2008). Evidence-Based Practices in Special Education: Some Practical Considerations. Intervention in School and Clinic, 44(2), 69–75. https://doi.org/10.1177/1053451208321452

Cook, B. G., & Odom, S. L. (2013). Evidence-Based Practices and Implementation Science in Special Education. Exceptional Children, 79(2), 135–144. https://doi.org/10.1177/001440291307900201




Naudet, F., Sakarovitch, C., Janiaud, P., Cristea, I., Fanelli, D., Moher, D., & Ioannidis, J. P. A. (2018). Data sharing and reanalysis of randomized controlled trials in leading biomedical journals with a full data sharing policy: survey of studies published in The BMJ and PLOS Medicine. BMJ, k400. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k400

Bell, M. (2018). Systematic searching?...well, we had a bit of a look. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 16(2), 258–259. https://doi.org/10.11124/jbisrir-2017-003674

Achilleos, H. (2018). Beliefs, critical thinking and evidence-based medicine. BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine, 23(1), 4–5. https://doi.org/10.1136/ebmed-2017-110833


Prasad, V., & Ioannidis, J. P. (2014). Evidence-based de-implementation for contradicted, unproven, and aspiring healthcare practices. Implementation Science, 9(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/1748-5908-9-1

Rothman, K. J., & Poole, C. (2007). Some Guidelines on Guidelines. Epidemiology, 18(6), 794–796. https://doi.org/10.1097/ede.0b013e3181571259

Loder, E., Loder, S., & Cook, S. (2018). Characteristics and publication fate of unregistered and retrospectively registered clinical trials submitted toThe BMJover 4 years. BMJ Open, 8(2), e020037. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020037

McDowell, M., Galesic, M., & Gigerenzer, G. (2018). Natural Frequencies Do Foster Public Understanding of Medical Tests: Comment on Pighin, Gonzalez, Savadori and Girotto (2016). Medical Decision Making, 0272989X1875450. https://doi.org/10.1177/0272989x18754508

Treweek, S., Bevan, S., Bower, P., Campbell, M., Christie, J., Clarke, M., … Williamson, P. R. (2018). Trial Forge Guidance 1: what is a Study Within A Trial (SWAT)? Trials, 19(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-018-2535-5

Liu, Z., Saldanha, I. J., Margolis, D., Dumville, J. C., & Cullum, N. A. (2017). Outcomes in Cochrane systematic reviews related to wound care: An investigation into prespecification. Wound Repair and Regeneration, 25(2), 292–308. https://doi.org/10.1111/wrr.12519

Page, M. J., Shamseer, L., & Tricco, A. C. (2018). Registration of systematic reviews in PROSPERO: 30,000 records and counting. Systematic Reviews, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-018-0699-4

EESP. (2004). La passion d’éduquer : Genèse de l’éducation spécialisée en Suisse romande, 1954-1964. Repéré à https://www.eesp.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/publications/media_36-passion_eduquer..pdf






https://twitter.com/chrisdc77/status/969677492582780928 (12 arguments against pre-registration)

Lloyd, N. (2011). Comment Re: “Traumatic brain injuries in illustrated literature: experience from a series of over 700 head injuries in the Asterix comic books.” Acta Neurochirurgica, 153(12), 2499–2499. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00701-011-1189-9




Agoritsas, T., Merglen, A., Courvoisier, D. S., Combescure, C., Garin, N., Perrier, A., & Perneger, T. V. (2012). Sensitivity and Predictive Value of 15 PubMed Search Strategies to Answer Clinical Questions Rated Against Full Systematic Reviews. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 14(3), e85. https://doi.org/10.2196/jmir.2021

Agoritsas, T., Courvoisier, D. S., Combescure, C., Deom, M., & Perneger, T. V. (2010). Does Prevalence Matter to Physicians in Estimating Post-test Probability of Disease? A Randomized Trial. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 26(4), 373–378. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-010-1540-5




Furnham, A. (2018). Myths and Misconceptions in Developmental and Neuro-Psychology. Psychology, 9(2), 249–259. https://doi.org/10.4236/psych.2018.92016

Nordheim, L. V., Gundersen, M. W., Espehaug, B., Guttersrud, Ø., & Flottorp, S. (2016). Effects of School-Based Educational Interventions for Enhancing Adolescents Abilities in Critical Appraisal of Health Claims: A Systematic Review. PLOS ONE, 11(8), e0161485.

Cusack, L., Desha, L. N., Del Mar, C. B., & Hoffmann, T. C. (2017). A qualitative study exploring high school students’ understanding of, and attitudes towards, health information and claims. Health Expectations, 20(5), 1163–1171. https://doi.org/10.1111/hex.12562

Young, B., & Bagley, H. (2016). Including patients in core outcome set development: issues to consider based on three workshops with around 100 international delegates. Research Involvement and Engagement, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40900-016-0039-6

Banzi, R., Cinquini, M., Gonzalez-Lorenzo, M., Pecoraro, V., Capobussi, M., & Minozzi, S. (2018). Quality assessment versus risk of bias in systematic reviews: AMSTAR and ROBIS had similar reliability but differed in their construct and applicability. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2018.02.024

(Sept 2016). https://www.eesp.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/rad/laress/observatoire-tsa/CCDMA_Rapport_final_GT_Autisme.pdf

Rosenbaum, S. E., Moberg, J., Glenton, C., Schünemann, H. J., Lewin, S., Akl, E., … Oxman, A. D. (2018). Developing Evidence to Decision Frameworks and an Interactive Evidence to Decision Tool for Making and Using Decisions and Recommendations in Health Care. Global Challenges, 1700081. https://doi.org/10.1002/gch2.201700081

Ioannidis, J. P. A. (2011). Fund people not projects. Repéré à (http://www.sauvonsluniversite.com/IMG/pdf/comment_ioannidis.pdf)

Jamieson, K. H. (2018). Crisis or self-correction: Rethinking media narratives about the well-being of science. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(11), 2620–2627. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1708276114

https://twitter.com/mgtmccartney/status/974752307236757504 (pharmaceutical adds in EHR)

Boutron, I., & Ravaud, P. (2018). Misrepresentation and distortion of research in biomedical literature. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(11), 2613–2619. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1710755115

Ioannidis, J. P. A. (2018). Meta-research: Why research on research matters. PLOS Biology, 16(3), e2005468. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.2005468




Cluzeau, F., Wedzicha, J. A., Kelson, M., Corn, J., Kunz, R., Walsh, J., & Schünemann, H. J. (2012). Stakeholder Involvement: How to Do It Right. Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society, 9(5), 269–273. https://doi.org/10.1513/pats.201208-062st

Kunz, R., Fretheim, A., Cluzeau, F., Wilt, T. J., Qaseem, A., Lelgemann, M., … Schünemann, H. J. (2012). Guideline Group Composition and Group Processes. Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society, 9(5), 229–233. https://doi.org/10.1513/pats.201208-056st


Kredo, T., Bernhardsson, S., Machingaidze, S., Young, T., Louw, Q., Ochodo, E., & Grimmer, K. (2016). Guide to clinical practice guidelines: the current state of play. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 28(1), 122–128. https://doi.org/10.1093/intqhc/mzv115


Den Boon, S., Vallenas, C., Ferri, M., & Norris, S. L. (2018). Incorporating health workers’ perspectives into a WHO guideline on personal protective equipment developed during an Ebola virus disease outbreak. F1000Research, 7, 45. https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.12922.2

Wang, Z., Norris, S. L., & Bero, L. (2015). Implementation plans included in World Health Organisation guidelines. Implementation Science, 11(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13012-016-0440-4

McMillan, S. S., King, M., & Tully, M. P. (2016). How to use the nominal group and Delphi techniques. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-016-0257-x

Porgo, T. V., Ferri, M., & Norris, S. L. (2018). Common issues raised during the quality assurance process of WHO guidelines: a cross-sectional study. Health Research Policy and Systems, 16(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12961-018-0288-y


Hemming, K., Haines, T. P., Chilton, P. J., Girling, A. J., & Lilford, R. J. (2015). The stepped wedge cluster randomised trial: rationale, design, analysis, and reporting. BMJ, 350(feb06 1), h391–h391. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h391

Moher, D., Naudet, F., Cristea, I. A., Miedema, F., Ioannidis, J. P. A., & Goodman, S. N. (2018). Assessing scientists for hiring, promotion, and tenure. PLOS Biology, 16(3), e2004089. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.2004089

Hunt, Shanda L.; Bakker, Caitlin J.; (2018). A qualitative analysis of the information science needs of public health researchers in an academic setting. Journal of the Medical Library Association. https://doi.org/10.5195/jmla.2018.316



Yordanov, Y., Dechartres, A., & Ravaud, P. (2018). Patient-important outcomes in systematic reviews: Poor quality of evidence. PLOS ONE, 13(4), e0195460. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0195460





Vandenbroucke, J. P., & Pearce, N. (2018). From ideas to studies: how to get ideas and sharpen them into research questions. Clinical Epidemiology, Volume 10, 253–264. https://doi.org/10.2147/clep.s142940

Hanneke, Rosie ; (2018). The hidden benefits of helping students with systematic reviews. Journal of the Medical Library Association. https://doi.org/10.5195/jmla.2018.420

(March 2018). Measuring research impact with professor Trish Greenhalgh and professor Anne Kelso [Youtube]

https://twitter.com/stephenablack/status/984509512055914497 Murray Goldfinger Birkenau survivor

Gabbay, J., & le May, A. (2016). Mindlines: making sense of evidence in practice. British Journal of General Practice, 66(649), 402–403. https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp16x686221


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https://twitter.com/RichardLehman1/status/1003293496386695168 Doug Altman passed away on June 3, 2018.



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Gotzsche, p. (2018). Complaint about serious mismanagement of the Cochrane Collaboration

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