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Research support essentials: Overview

This guide has been designed for users to locate tools, services and resources that will increase their understanding of research fundamentals, as well as highlighting the latest research-related news.


ASM 2024: Publishing online and in print | #ASM24BRIS (TopMedTalk)

"TopMedTalk Down Under" continues 'as live' coverage of the 2024 Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) and Faculty of Pain Medicine's Annual Scientific Meeting.

What are the pressures and rewards in publishing, in a world where the internet is nearly ubiquitous and when large language models driven by artificial intelligence can be used to write copy for you?

Presented by Andy Cumpstey, Clinical lecturer, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Southampton, England, and Kate Leslie, Professor, Specialist Anaesthetist and Head of Research at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the University of Melbourne with their guests Matt Wiles, Editor-in-Chief of Anaesthesia, consultant in anaesthesia and intensive care at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and Dr Jim Rathmell, Editor-in-chief for Anesthesiology, Harvard University, Chief, Enterprise Anesthesiology, Mass General Brigham and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

NEJM Evidence now available

NEJM Evidence offers a behind-the-scenes view of clinical trials that enables readers to develop a deeper understanding of the statistical methods used in trials, to become more sophisticated evaluators of medical evidence, and to learn from trial participants whose stories can help shape and inform the future direction of clinical trial design.

FPM Research Network Webinar: "How do I do a quick literature review to answer clinical questions"

Title: "How do I do a quick literature review to answer clinical questions"

This webinar provides information on how to provide supporting literature to answer your clinical question whether it be for clinical practice, quality improvement or research question. An overview of the different types of literature reviews will be covered and what resources are available from the ANZCA library. You will hear from the experts in the field who will discuss practical tips and tools to give you confidence to undertake your literature review.

  • Presented by: Nikki Frescos, Kathryn Rough, Assoc. Professor Marc Russo
  • Presented: 18 April 2024
  • Duration: 64 mins

Research Review Spotlight

MeSH 2024 Reload

The Ovid MEDLINE database implemented the 204 MeSH thesaurus in early March 2024.

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