Month: December 2015

Dabigatran: Bye.

Ref: Re: Concerns over data in key dabigatran trial. BMJ 2014. — @Jor_H_R Sinceramente, los que detallas en esa carta me parecen importantes pero no tanto como para retractarlos, a no ser que sepas más :-) — Enrique Gavilán (@enriquegavilan) December 28, 2015 — 0.2 y 2 son diferentes. La relación sangrado-eventos (especificamente accidentes cerebrovasculares)…

Recognizing when “protecting patient privacy” is mere excuse for not sharing data

Originally posted on Quick Thoughts:
In bringing up “protecting patient privacy”  in refusing to release the PACE trial data published in PLOS One, King’s College, London is doing the Shuck ‘N’ Jive. To hear Art Garfunkel’s Mr Shuck ‘N’ Jive click here As covered in a recent blog post, King’s College London issued a press…

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 48,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 18 sold-out performances for that many…

¿Podemos creer toda la Psicología / psiquiatría?

“Disclaimer: no soy ni psicólogo ni psiquiatra. Me declaro abiertamente afín al movimiento anti-psiquiatría: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-psychiatry” %5B . . . ] — [ . . . ] “Sobre los antidepresivos (ya me han pedido material para ello) siempre me ha gustado ese escepticismo a la corriente oficial (funcionan y punto y no hay tu tía y si…

[ . . . ] “It’s worth taking a look at and it’s worth getting to know what is becoming, less and less, Medicine’s Best Kept Secret.” – Alan Cassels, HealthNewsReviews. (*)

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(*) Not only Cochrane meta-analysis…

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