Muir Gray’s paper of the week: Redefining the ‘E’ in EBM
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Bottom line, chosen by Muir from the paper
Evidence of distortion in the results of research is now overwhelming, and it mainly comes from studies comparing journal articles with other sources of information……
So, should we ignore evidence from journal articles? If steps are not taken urgently to address the situation, then ‘probably’ would be our answer.
Implications for value improvement
Be very very cautious about any claim that an in intervention will increase value based on a single journal article