Wednesday, 27 November 2013

ScHARR News - Thursday 28th November 2013


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Acute Care in Older People
Professor Gail Mountain spoke at SHOUT (Sheffield Hallam Occupational Therapy Undergraduate Team) on 23rd October at their evening event which hosts Occupational Therapists and related disciplines from different backgrounds and specialities. Professor Mountain's speech was about Occupational Therapy approach to acute care in older people. For further informaiton please click here.
Extrapolation wars!
Photo by Rob Ireton via FlickrAs reported on the HEDS Blog previously, two different views of extrapolation have been recently published; first Latimer, then Bagust and Beale (BB).  Latimer’s reponse to the BB paper has now been published and the intro is given below:“The paper by Bagust and Beale is welcome; further research into methods for extrapolating trial data for use in economic evaluations is important. However, Bagust and Beale’s criticism of Latimer reflects several misconceptions, and although their alternative represents a potentially valid extrapolation approach, they do not disc

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