Gelezen via de Medbib-L lijst:
Plenty of Guidelines, but Where’s the Evidence? , verschenen in de New York Times. Wel wat Amerikaans, maar toch staan er interessante dingen in, zoals:
“Evidence-based guidelines are critical to protecting public health from bad medicine. In a notorious 2006 example, a group of cardiologists in Texas published its own guideline promoting routine, and expensive, cardiac CT scans in healthy middle-aged people. The guideline, which lacked any evidence grading, appeared in a supplement to The American Journal of Cardiology financed by Pfizer, which makes the cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor. “


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