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Rivaroxaban for Stroke Prevention after Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source | NEJM: Original Article from The New England

blog post image Rivaroxaban for Stroke Prevention after Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source | NEJM: Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Rivaroxaban for Stroke Prevention after Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source

Tales of the Undead ... Learning Theories: The Learning Pyramid | ACRLog The story and myth of Edgar Dale's cone of experience.

blog post image Tales of the Undead ... Learning Theories: The Learning Pyramid | ACRLog The story and myth of Edgar Dale's cone of experience. "If you’re involved with student learning, you are probably familiar with the Learning Pyramid. This diagram breaks down different modes of learning and argues that more...

Reflection revisited: how physicians conceptualize and experience reflection in professional practice - a qualitative study:

blog post image Reflection revisited: how physicians conceptualize and experience reflection in professional practice - a qualitative study: For the purpose of continuous performance improvement, physicians are expected to reflect on their practice. While many reflection studies are theoretically oriented and often...

Identifying low test-taking effort during low-stakes tests with the new Test-taking Effort Short Scale (TESS) - development

blog post image Identifying low test-taking effort during low-stakes tests with the new Test-taking Effort Short Scale (TESS) - development and psychometrics: "Low-stakes tests are becoming increasingly important in international assessments of educational progress, and the validity of these results is essential especially...

Is pharma rolling in cash or on the brink of a long-term decline? - Healthcare Economist "Although successful drugs often

blog post image Is pharma rolling in cash or on the brink of a long-term decline? - Healthcare Economist "Although successful drugs often are expensive, most drugs fail. Thus, while the returns from a blockbuster drug are large, returns from a companies’ entire portfolio may be very modest. Additionally, finding...

Complexity in the evaluation of medical education - how would you evaluate this one? I am really enjoying putting together

blog post image Complexity in the evaluation of medical education - how would you evaluate this one? I am really enjoying putting together the 'current topics and controversies' week at the end of our module on 'evaluation' in the MSc/PgDip Medical Education programme at University of South Wales - though I am now...

Towards a Competence-Based Course Authoring Tool Supporting Learning Management Systems: To establish a more comparable,

blog post image Towards a Competence-Based Course Authoring Tool Supporting Learning Management Systems: To establish a more comparable, compatible, and coherent system of higher education in Europe, the so-called Bologna Process (BP) has been adopted. As a measure to improve comparability, the BP requires that every...

A model for the use of blended learning in large group teaching sessions: Although blended learning has the potential to

blog post image A model for the use of blended learning in large group teaching sessions: Although blended learning has the potential to enhance the student experience, both in terms of engagement and flexibility, it can be difficult to effectively restructure existing courses. To achieve these goals for an introductory...

Is Python Really the Fastest-Growing Programming Language? - Slashdot: An anonymous reader quotes Stack Overflow Blog: In

blog post image Is Python Really the Fastest-Growing Programming Language? - Slashdot: An anonymous reader quotes Stack Overflow Blog: In this post, we'll explore the extraordinary growth of the Python programming language in the last five years, as seen by Stack Overflow traffic within high-income countries. The term...

The low-cost device saving newborns in India: Birth asphyxia – lack of oxygen – is the cause of 20% of newborn deaths

blog post image The low-cost device saving newborns in India: Birth asphyxia – lack of oxygen – is the cause of 20% of newborn deaths in India. A simple piece of equipment is helping revive babies and prevent long-term damage

UK needs to act urgently to secure NHS data for British public, report warns: Algorithms based on NHS records could seed

blog post image UK needs to act urgently to secure NHS data for British public, report warns: Algorithms based on NHS records could seed an ‘entirely new industry’ in AI-based diagnostics and mint billions for tech companies, strategic review reveals. "Sir John Bell, a professor of medicine at Oxford university...

Whole grain cereals for cardiovascular disease | Cochrane "There is insufficient evidence from RCTs of an effect of whole

blog post image Whole grain cereals for cardiovascular disease | Cochrane "There is insufficient evidence from RCTs of an effect of whole grain diets on cardiovascular outcomes or on major CVD risk factors such as blood lipids and blood pressure. Trials were at unclear or high risk of bias with small sample sizes and...

Shared Decision Making and Improving Health Care: The Answer Is Not In: Achieving health care of higher quality at lower

blog post image Shared Decision Making and Improving Health Care: The Answer Is Not In: Achieving health care of higher quality at lower cost has fueled policy interest in shared decision making (SDM).1 In SDM, clinicians and patients work together to understand the patient’s situation and determine how best to address...

Understanding Smartphone Separation Anxiety and What Smartphones Mean to People "What factors determine nomophobia, otherwise

blog post image Understanding Smartphone Separation Anxiety and What Smartphones Mean to People "What factors determine nomophobia, otherwise known as smartphone separation anxiety, and what behaviors and descriptors can help identify people with high nomophobia who tend to perceive smartphones as their extended selves?...

Cost Effectiveness of Support for People Starting a New Medication for a Long-Term Condition Through Community Pharmacies:

blog post image Cost Effectiveness of Support for People Starting a New Medication for a Long-Term Condition Through Community Pharmacies: An Economic Evaluation of the New Medicine Service (NMS) Compared with Normal Practice Rachel A. Elliott. Lukasz Tanajewski. Georgios Gkountouras. Anthony J. Avery. Nick Barber....

Metabolic and immune effects of immunotherapy with proinsulin peptide in human new-onset type 1 diabetes: Immunotherapy

blog post image Metabolic and immune effects of immunotherapy with proinsulin peptide in human new-onset type 1 diabetes: Immunotherapy using peptides has been successful for some patients with allergies, but has not yet been deployed in autoimmune diseases, which may involve greater safety risks. Alhadj Ali et al ....

Judge warns of 'blood on our hands' if suicidal girl is forced out of secure care: Sir James Munby, head of high court’s

blog post image Judge warns of 'blood on our hands' if suicidal girl is forced out of secure care: Sir James Munby, head of high court’s family division, ‘ashamed and embarrassed’ no hospital place has been found for 17-year-old girl X. The judge added: “We are, even in these times of austerity, one of the...

Stephen's Web ~ gRSShopper in a Box ~ Stephen Downes "All of this brings us to gRSShopper. This is the tool I've been

blog post image Stephen's Web ~ gRSShopper in a Box ~ Stephen Downes "All of this brings us to gRSShopper. This is the tool I've been working on and with for years now. It - or a much earlier version of it - is what we used to launch our first MOOCs in 2008. It is the tool I use to run my website and newsletter....

Machines evaluating applicants? 'So what could admissions look like in 20 years? From a school’s perspective, automation

blog post image Machines evaluating applicants? 'So what could admissions look like in 20 years? From a school’s perspective, automation will take on a lot of the human-led work, according to Steve Farmer, Vice Provost for Enrollment and Undergraduate Admissions at the University of North Carolina.' Reports University...

Man with motor neurone disease climbs Snowdon in wheelchair - BBC News: Jason Liversidge, who has motor neurone disease,

blog post image Man with motor neurone disease climbs Snowdon in wheelchair - BBC News: Jason Liversidge, who has motor neurone disease, now plans to abseil off the Humber Bridge. Great video of Jason Liversidge and family battling their way up Snowdon with the wheelchair, ramps, and determination.