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Journal Club by CanadiEM – E04 Approach to Systematic Reviews and Meta Analyses

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Welcome back to Journal Club by CanadiEM! In this episode we go over an approach to systematic reviews and meta analyses based on Oxford centre of EBM, and learn about diagnosing pneumothorax with ultrasound vs X-ray Using the Oxford centre of EBM tool, we will ask:1. What question(s) did the systematic review address?2. Is it likely that important, relevant studies were missed?3. Were the criteria used to select articles for inclusion appropriate?4. Were …

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Behind the scenes – Answering the call to action through “COVID-19 Made Simple”

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Simplifying the “Information overload” COVID-19 has affected many aspects of our society, including patterns of information seeking. Emerging evidence suggests that the initial attention to COVID-19 news is usually short-lived.​1​ One possible reason may be the overwhelming amount of information surrounding COVID-19, through various news and social media channels. The information overload has been paired with myriad of misinformation. We found our families and friends troubled over having to navigate multiple news media platforms …