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Weekly podcasts covering concepts key to critical appraisal. Each episode explores an area of critical appraisal relating to a recent publications.

The podcast supports the full Critical Appraisal Lowdown course which is available at www.CriticalAppraisalLowdown.co.uk

All papers contained within the episodes are available at The Resus Room podcast.

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Weekly podcasts covering concepts key to critical appraisal. Each episode explores an area of critical appraisal relating to a recent publications.

The podcast supports the full Critical Appraisal Lowdown course which is available at www.CriticalAppraisalLowdown.co.uk

All papers contained within the episodes are available at The Resus Room podcast.

    Confidence intervals; significance of results

    Confidence intervals; significance of results

    From Gottlieb's recent paper regarding agents for restoration of sinus rhythm in SVT, published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, what about the 95% confidence intervals made the results statistically insignificant? 
    References and relevant resources
    http://CriticalAppraisalLowdown.co.uk
    http://theresusroom.co.uk/papers-of-january-18

    • 2 min
    Heterogeneity; comparing studies

    Heterogeneity; comparing studies

    From Gottlieb's recent paper regarding agents for restoration of sinus rhythm in SVT, published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, why is comparing heterogenous studies difficult? 
    References and relevant resources
    http://CriticalAppraisalLowdown.co.uk
    http://theresusroom.co.uk/papers-of-january-18

    • 3 min
    Composite outcomes; why to be wary

    Composite outcomes; why to be wary

    From a recent paper from Gottlieb's paper regarding agents for restoration of sinus rhythm and published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine on SVT, why should we be wary of composite outcomes and how should we interpret them?
     
    References and relevant resources
    http://CriticalAppraisalLowdown.co.uk
    http://theresusroom.co.uk/papers-of-january-18

    • 2 min
    Underpowered studies & type 2 error

    Underpowered studies & type 2 error

    From the recent paper from Furyk in the EMJ on oral and i.v. paracetamol, does the fact that the study was underpowered mean a greater chance of a type 2 error?
    References and relevant resources
    http://CriticalAppraisalLowdown.co.uk
    http://theresusroom.co.uk/papers-of-january-18
     

    • 3 min

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