Category Clinical Research
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Validity of Research and Measurements

OVERVIEW In general terms, validity is “the quality of being true or correct”, it refers to the strength of results and how accurately they reflect the real world. Thus ‘validity’ can have quite different meanings depending on the context! Reliability…

CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Diagnostic Tests in Research

Diagnostic tests and terms: sensitivity; specificity; positive predictive value; negative predictive value; likelihood ratio; receiver operator characteristic curve (ROC curve)
Research EBM 340

The Devil is in the Details

In part one of a series on clinical trials, David Denman discusses CONSORT diagrams and the CONSORT statement using the DECRA trial as an example.
Ruling the Resus Room 340

Own the FEAST

We recently featured a video on what could turn out to be the emergency medicine/ critical care 'Trial of the Year'... That's right, the FEAST Trial:
American ER doc walkabout Rick Abbott LITFL 340

EBM and the rule of thumb

American ER Doc Gone Walkabout Episode 026 Wise use of EBM makes us much more reasonable Doctors. I meet a young woman, previously healthy… She’s had a little fever, some congestion, has been coughing and sneezing for a few days,…