It can be hard working out which medical research is reliable. We’ve put together some guides to help you use medical research to make your treatment decisions.
Why do I need evidence-based medicine?
Learn how weighing up the evidence can help you work out whether a treatment is likely to work.
Weighing up the risks and benefits
Learn how to weigh up the risks and the benefits of treatments.
Learn what doctors mean when they talk about risk, and find out how risk may affect your decisions about treatments.
How to make the best decisions about treatment
Learn how to work with your doctor to make the right decisions for you about your healthcare.
How to pick the best studies
Learn about the different types of studies, and which are more reliable.
Shared decision-making: working with your doctor
Here are some things to remember when talking to your doctor about your condition and your treatment choices.