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Should an intervention without evidence ever be undertaken? Discuss
It has been a ‘debate topic’ for a number of conferences, medical student societies and online fora: Should an intervention without evidence ever be undertaken?
There are a couple of key elements here: one—the idea that there can be an intervention ‘with no evidence’, and two—that an absence of evidence should be interpreted as evidence of absence of effect. Both …
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