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 […]Read more "Ioannidis,Lexchin, EBM,Research and infommercials"
Ok so firstly hi Sara i’m ioannis or john background med, firstly saddens me to hear your current situation, it has to, it’s called ἐμπάθεια in greek or empathy for me it should be a must have, trait for any Dr and i’ve had hurdles too, but probably don’t have your strength but there is […]Read more "For SB"
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. […]Read more "Medical Committees?"
Floating around the medical scene fairly recently is the concept of Evidence based medicine and that most medical methods currently used are founded on it. a google search on it evidence based medicine shows -About 44,300,000 results and it even has its own wikipedia page Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is a form of medicine that aims to […]Read more "The evidence based meme"
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 […]Read more "Medical system errors -reboot"