Jeremy Howick

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Placebo use in the United kingdom: results from a national survey of primary care practitioners
    Jeremy Howick
    Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e58247. 2013
  2. pmc Are treatments more effective than placebos? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Jeremy Howick
    Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e62599. 2013
  3. pmc Problems with using mechanisms to solve the problem of extrapolation
    Jeremy Howick
    Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, University of Oxford, New Radcliffe House, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG, UK
    Theor Med Bioeth 34:275-91. 2013
  4. pmc The need for randomization in animal trials: an overview of systematic reviews
    Jennifer A Hirst
    Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e98856. 2014
  5. pmc Primary care clinicians' attitudes towards point-of-care blood testing: a systematic review of qualitative studies
    Caroline H D Jones
    Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 14:117. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Understanding GRADE: an introduction
    Gabrielle Goldet
    Department of Primary Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Evid Based Med 6:50-4. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Questioning the methodologic superiority of 'placebo' over 'active' controlled trials
    Jeremy Howick
    University of Oxford, Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, Old Road Campus, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Am J Bioeth 9:34-48. 2009

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Publications7

  1. pmc Placebo use in the United kingdom: results from a national survey of primary care practitioners
    Jeremy Howick
    Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e58247. 2013
    ..Surveys in various countries suggest 17% to 80% of doctors prescribe 'placebos' in routine practice, but prevalence of placebo use in UK primary care is unknown...
  2. pmc Are treatments more effective than placebos? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Jeremy Howick
    Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e62599. 2013
    ..Whether such use is justified depends in part on the relative benefit of placebos compared to 'active' treatments. A direct test for differences between placebo and 'active' treatment effects has not been conducted...
  3. pmc Problems with using mechanisms to solve the problem of extrapolation
    Jeremy Howick
    Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, University of Oxford, New Radcliffe House, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG, UK
    Theor Med Bioeth 34:275-91. 2013
    ..At the same time, when the problems with mechanistic knowledge have been addressed, such knowledge can and should be used to mitigate (nothing can entirely solve) the problem of extrapolation. ..
  4. pmc The need for randomization in animal trials: an overview of systematic reviews
    Jennifer A Hirst
    Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e98856. 2014
    ..We extended the scope the work from CAMARADES to include investigations of treatments for any condition...
  5. pmc Primary care clinicians' attitudes towards point-of-care blood testing: a systematic review of qualitative studies
    Caroline H D Jones
    Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 14:117. 2013
    ..We aimed to systematically review qualitative studies of primary care clinicians' attitudes to point-of-care blood tests...
  6. doi request reprint Understanding GRADE: an introduction
    Gabrielle Goldet
    Department of Primary Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Evid Based Med 6:50-4. 2013
    ..Moreover, the GRADE system is not covered in standard medical textbooks. Here, we explain GRADE concisely with the use of examples so that students and other researchers can understand it...
  7. doi request reprint Questioning the methodologic superiority of 'placebo' over 'active' controlled trials
    Jeremy Howick
    University of Oxford, Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, Old Road Campus, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Am J Bioeth 9:34-48. 2009
    ..Consequently the tension between clinical and research ethics dissolves: the moral duty of the clinician to avoid PCTs is unopposed by methodological considerations...