On taking a good look at ourselves
Iain Chalmers talks about failings in scientific research that lead to avoidable harm to patients and waste of resources.Key Concepts addressed:
- 2-8 Consider all of the relevant fair comparisons
- 2-10 All fair comparisons and outcomes should be reported
- 2-12 Single studies can be misleading
- 3-1 Do the outcomes measured matter to you?
In a 6-minute video made for F1000 Iain Chalmers rips into researchers for not finding out what is already known, not stating clearly what their research adds, and not publishing ‘negative’ or ‘disappointing’ results.
This video was originally posted in the Faculty of 1000 blog.