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Updated Training Resources
We've updated some of the tutorials and guides available on the HNEH Libraries’ website.
Training and Liaison Librarian, Carolyn Van Leeuwarden, has recorded two new presentations.

LOCAL RESEARCH
PREVALENCE OF APPROPRIATE COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING & PREFERENCES FOR RECEIVING SCREENING ADVICE AMONG PEOPLE ATTENDING OUTPATIENT CLINICS
Source: Natalie Dodd, Elise Mansfield, Mariko Carey & Christopher Oldmeadow (2018) Prevalence of appropriate colorectal cancer screening and preferences for receiving screening advice among people attending outpatient clinics. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health published online Mar 12. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12776


DEPT OF ANAESTHESIA, JHH
PRESCRIPTION OF OPIOIDS TO POST-OPERATIVE ORTHOPAEDIC PATIENTS AT TIME OF DISCHARGE FROM HOSPITAL : A PROSPECTIVE OBSERVATIONAL STUDY
Source: Edward Ho, Matthew Doherty, Robert Thomas, John Attia, Christopher Oldmeadow & Matthew Clapham (2018). Scandinavian Journal of Pain, published online Feb 23. doi: 10.1515/sjpain-2017-0149

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GUIDED BY THE RESEARCH DESIGN
Choosing the right statistical test or model can be baffling for researchers, and if it is not conducted correctly, the results from statistical analyses can be misleading. This article covers some common medical research designs, ranging from simple to more complicated, and provides an outline of which statistical test to apply in each instance.
Source: Beath, A. & Jones, M. et al. (2018) Guided by the research design: choosing the right statistical test. MJA, 208(4), 163-165 Available via CIAP

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