Presentation on theme: "Standardizing Presentation of Research Data in CPD Programs Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine Continuing Professional Development The butterflies symbolize."— Presentation transcript:
Standardizing Presentation of Research Data in CPD Programs Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine Continuing Professional Development The butterflies symbolize the transformational change we aim to achieve through KT
Approach We aim to provide a balanced and evidence- informed perspective Present data in both relative and absolute terms Use of the KT calculator provides both these numbers- it’s free and easy to use! Use generic names for pharmaceuticals Refrain from using industry slides in your presentations
KT Calculator The KT calculator was developed collaboratively between the Faculty of Medicine, the School of Pharmacy and the Department of mathematics at Dalhousie. The url for the calculator is: http://ktcalc.cme.dal.ca/site/login.php You will need to login once, there is no fee and the login is easy. You may store your calculations for future reference.
4 Shingles Prevention Study – Results Outcome Event rate PlaceboZostavax Herpes zoster overall 3.3%1.6% Herpes zoster age ≥ 70 3.5%2.2% RRRARR 51%1.7% 37%1.3% Time (Yrs) NNT 95% CI 4 yrs 59 50 – 72 4 yrs 77 56 – 124 Reference text box
5 ARBs – Reductions in HF Hospitalizations Outcome Event rate PlaceboDrug Hospitaliz’ns (candesartan) 24%20% Hospitaliz’ns (valsartan) 18%14% RRRARR 18%4% 24%4% Time (Yrs) NNT 95% CI 3.5 yrs 23 16-41 2 yrs 23 15-42 Reference text box
7 Event rate 24% vs 20% - Hosps RRR 18% ARR 4% NNT 23 (14 – 41) 3.5 yrs To use this balloon in your presentations Click on it Press Ctrl-C (copy) Go to the slide where you want to use the balloon Press Ctrl-V (paste) Position the balloon where you want it and change the data In Slide Show view, the balloon will appear with a mouse click.
8 Questions or Further Help Dr. Mike Allen Director Evidence-based Programs Dalhousie CPD firstname.lastname@example.org