Study design

Uncertainty

Understanding Uncertainty: a resource for scientists, journalists, and the public

Sense About Science explains how scientists cope with uncertainty and unknowns in research, whether or not that matters, and how we can practically use scientific results in spite of not always knowing everything.

evidence based medicine problems

The Evidence Based Medicine problem and what to do about it

Key message:  Evidence Based Medicine is useful for informing healthcare professionals what works, what doesn’t, and helping to determine if the benefits outweigh the harms, but it’s far from perfect. There are valuable lessons learned about research that we can share across disciplines. What is the Evidence Based Medicine problem? In 2005, Dr. John Ioannidis, a […]