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Daily Archive September 16th, 2008

Evidence-based medicine for parachutes

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DOES EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE SUPPORT PARACHUTE USE? In 2003, the characteristically less-than-hilarious BMJ published a satirical article entitled “Parachute use to prevent death and major trauma related to gravitational challenge: systematic review of randomised controlled trials.” It has its funny parts. The authors’ point is summarized in the abstract’s conclusion: Conclusions: As with many interventions intended […]