Keynote: Missing Trials


This is part 1 of 11 in the series “Best Evidence. Better Care” – the 7th EBVMA Symposium (2015)Ben Goldacre, MBBS, MA (Philosophy), MRCPsych Senior Clinical Research Fellow at the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, U.K. | TED Talks | Bad Science | Wikipedia Proceedings Paper (PDF) […]

Systematic Reviews including Non-Randomized Studies


This is part 2 of 11 in the series “Best Evidence. Better Care” – the 7th EBVMA Symposium (2015)Annette M. O’Connor, BVSc, MVSc, DVSc, Member of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists (Epidemiology), Fellow of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists (Epidemiology) Professor, Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, Iowa State University College of Veterinary […]

The Electronic Health Record as an EBM Platform: Context-Aware Knowledge Retrieval (Infobuttons)


This is part 3 of 11 in the series “Best Evidence. Better Care” – the 7th EBVMA Symposium (2015)Guilherme Del Fiol, M.D., M.S (Computer Science)., Ph.D. (Biomedical Informatics) Assistant Professor, Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah School of Medicine Proceedings Paper (PDF) Slides (PDF) Screencast (video) Abstract Clinicians’ patient care information needs are frequent and largely […]

Veterinary Technician’s Role in Evidence-Based Practice


This is part 4 of 11 in the series “Best Evidence. Better Care” – the 7th EBVMA Symposium (2015)Erik Fausak, MA, MS Instructor, Bel-rea Institute of Animal Technology; Online Veterinary Athenaeum Proceedings Paper (PDF) Slides (PDF) Screencast (video) Abstract Practicing Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine (EBVM) is difficult to be done by any individual. EBVM, like all […]

Innovations in EBVM Publications


This is part 5 of 11 in the series “Best Evidence. Better Care” – the 7th EBVMA Symposium (2015)Richard B. Evans, PhD Editor-in-Chief, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Knowledge Veterinary Evidence; University of Missouri Proceedings Paper (PDF) Slides (PDF) Screencast (video)     Abstract Veterinary information is like a gold mine. The wealth of […]

Systematic Reviews in Veterinary Medicine: Resources and tools to find, appraise, and conduct reviews


This is part 6 of 11 in the series “Best Evidence. Better Care” – the 7th EBVMA Symposium (2015)Margaret Foster, MS, MPH Associate Professor, Systematic Reviews and Research Coordinator, Texas A&M University; Joint Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences, Texas A&M Health Sciences Center School of Public Health Proceedings Paper (PDF) […]

A Revised Evidence Pyramid for Veterinary Clinical Resources


This is part 7 of 11 in the series “Best Evidence. Better Care” – the 7th EBVMA Symposium (2015)Suzanne Fricke, DVM, MLIS Animal Health Librarian, Washington State University Proceedings Paper (PDF) Slides (PDF) Screencast (video)     Abstract Veterinary medicine is a field traditionally dependent on textbooks and expert opinion, often in the form of […]

The Global Resource for Online Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine Learning


This is part 8 of 11 in the series “Best Evidence. Better Care” – the 7th EBVMA Symposium (2015)Kristen Reyher, BSc, DVM, PhD, MRCVS1, Emma Crowther, Rachel Dean, Sarah Baillie, Sebastian Arlt, Marnie Brennan, David Brodbelt, Fiona Brown, Douglas Grindlay, Ian Handel, Mark Holmes, Catherine McGowan, Timothy Parkin, Emma Place, Gwen Rees, Darren Shaw, Javier […]

Bias in Evidence-based Medicine


This is part 9 of 11 in the series “Best Evidence. Better Care” – the 7th EBVMA Symposium (2015)Sidonie N. Lavergne, DVM, IPSAV, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow Assistant Professor, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, Division of Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinois Proceedings Paper (PDF) Slides (PDF) Screencast (video)     Abstract There are various […]

P values and NNTs: What they are and their roles in critical assessment


This is part 10 of 11 in the series “Best Evidence. Better Care” – the 7th EBVMA Symposium (2015)Richard B. Evans, PhD Editor-in-Chief, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Knowledge Veterinary Evidence; University of Missouri Proceedings Paper (PDF) Slides (PDF) Screencast (video)     Abstract The elevator pitch for a canine orthopedics research paper might […]

Veterinary All Trials Initiative (VetAllTrials)


This is part 11 of 11 in the series “Best Evidence. Better Care” – the 7th EBVMA Symposium (2015)Dr. Lauren Quattrochi1, Dr. Rachel Dean2 and Dr. Stuart W. Turner3 [1] Director, All Trials Campaign USA and Sense About Science USA [2] Director, Centre for Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine at Nottingham University (CEVM) [3] Biomedical Informaticist and […]