Resources for teaching LR etc
Studies of studies show that we get things wrong< Back to search results
- Format Texts
- Language/s English
- Target Audience Self-directed learning
- EBM Stage 0 - Why EBM?
- Duration <5 mins
- Difficulty Intermediate
Key Concepts addressed
Ben Goldacre, The Guardian, Friday 15 July 2011
Morons often like to claim that their truth has been suppressed: that they are like Galileo, a noble outsider, fighting the rigid and political domain of the scientific literature, which resists every challenge to orthodoxy.
Like many claims, this is something where it’s possible to gather data.
Firstly, there are individual anecdotes that demonstrate the routine humdrum of medical fact being overturned.