Category: Challenge

“They talk when they should listen”

Die Strafe wird nicht ausbleiben – (DRAFT) *En respuesta a: 1. “La Voz de la Medicina de Adicciones” (i,e., ASAM) 2.. Universidad del Valle (Cali,Colombia): informeprofjramireznov2016 (desempeño académico del profesor Jorge H. Ramírez y situación legal con la Universidad) + soportes (evidencias). (Lo primero es lo segundo)  2. “Das Beste für die Besten” Mi interpretación es muy diferente:…

Update: Data (i.e., evidence) about evidence based medicine.

Future updates:  http://chaoticpharmacology.com/hypothesis/ http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1093997   Update (Jan 8, 2014): Evidence Live 2015. April 14 and 15, Examination Schools Conference Centre, University of Oxford. “Evidence Live is a partnership between The BMJ and the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine in the University of Oxford’s Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences.” – http://evidencelive.org/ The three submitted abstracts were…

Meta-analysis provide the best strength of evidence about medical interventions: are you sure?

“Unchallenged, opinions became respected precedent then exceptionless concepts and sometimes even civil and academically accepted social law.” – Bucky Fuller I read this meta-analysis about agomelatine soon after it was published by the BMJ: Antidepressant efficacy of agomelatine: meta-analysis of published and unpublished studies Yesterday I submitted a rapid response (electronic letter to the BMJ…