Why fair tests are needed: a brief history

Chalmers, Iain
July 2006
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 145 Issue 1, pA8
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the requirement of fair tests in medical treatments. Medical professionals have harmed their patients negligently in most of if not all spheres of health care. The medical treatments were based on theories and were performed on patients without being tested in practice. An improved general knowledge about fair tests of treatments is required so that simultaneously with a healthy dose of uncertainty one can critically estimate claims about the effects of treatments.


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