Ioannidis,Lexchin, EBM,Research and infommercials

So i stumbled upon  why most published research findings are false I was thinking about it,then recalled Yep,industry funded research here, not 15% more biased not 50% but a whopping 400% more biased. Ok, so cool, there’s plenty of independent research ye, hmm maybe. Ok how much research is industry funded http://undsci.berkeley.edu/article/who_pays Two interesting points […]

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Pluralistic ignorance v common sense

A wise man would have shared all of his riches to help the kingdom fourish – JUDY Cool School or as greeks say Οπου ακους πολλα κερασια, παρε μικρο καλαθι Wherever you hear a lot of cherries, bring a small basket Skepticism, which actually means … to think it’s negative connotation has been added some […]

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What did i just read?

in our world based on hype, quality is rare many articles are 1 catchy pic they buy, fair enough if not a photographer, 2 jingo like headline, well we do live in the facebook era 3 verbose waffle > sorry *this part is non negotiable the first 2 are your opening statement 3 this is […]

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Medical Committees?

medicine needs to go back to basics and avoid unnecessary – expense, protocols, paperwork and treating numbers. also known as bureaocracy medicine is an art and a science and uses tools of skill and logic We treat patients ALWAYS LOOK AT THE PATIENT and patients and their health are the ultimate judges of our standards. […]

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Medical system errors -reboot

Multiple system errors exist – Overemphasis on low yield costly tests v astute history taking with focused and thorough examination We are producing less clinicians and more test reliant drones If you cannot come to a reasonable diagnosis without ANY tests in most situations, are you really a doctor? When training we had to justify every test […]

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