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Jayne Tierney talks Systematic Reviews, Impact, and Fish Parasites...

4/17/2018
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Jayne Tierney has been a Research Scientist at the Unit since it was formed in 1999, and prior to that, in the Cancer Trials Office in Cambridge. For more than 20 years, she has been responsible for designing and conducting systematic reviews and meta-analyses to rigorously re-evaluate the effectiveness of therapies; projects that have influenced practice guidelines and the treatment of patients worldwide. Today we discuss Jayne's career in depth, improving systematic reviews, and how to...

Duration:00:30:46

ARREST: rifampicin for Staph. aureus bacteraemia (full length)

12/14/2017
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Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) bacteraemia is a common infection worldwide, with mortality rates of around 20%, but little research has been done on how best to treat it. This episode explores the results of the ARREST trial, which looked at adding rifampicin to standard antistaphylococcal antibiotic treatment.

Duration:00:20:18

ARREST: rifampicin for Staph. aureus bacteraemia (short version)

12/14/2017
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Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) bacteraemia is a common infection worldwide, with mortality rates of around 20%, but little research has been done on how best to treat it. This episode explores the results of the ARREST trial, which looked at adding rifampicin to standard antistaphylococcal antibiotic treatment. This is the short version of the recording. A longer version is available on the MRC CTU SoundCloud.

Duration:00:10:09