Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Seven alternatives to evidence-based medicine

Two more days of 3rd year left... can't wait.

This article is a pretty funny (but in my experience true) description of how some doctors justify their treatment plans. My favorite:
Eloquence based medicine---The year round suntan, carnation in the button hole, silk tie, Armani suit, and tongue should all be equally smooth. Sartorial elegance and verbal eloquence are powerful substitutes for evidence.

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