Paul Glasziou

Briefing paper

Clinical decision-making tools: how effective are they in improving the quality of health care?

Executive summary Clinical decision-making tools can be considered in two broad categories – those designed to be used by clinicians and those designed to promote shared decision making with the clinician and patient together. The potential effect of computerised clinical decision support systems (CDSS) on...
Journal article

The role of open access in reducing waste in medical research

Twenty years ago an editorial by Doug Altman in the BMJ [1], “The Scandal of Poor Medical Research”, decried the poor design and reporting of research, stating that “huge sums of money are spent annually on research that is seriously flawed through the use of...