Teach evidence based, not alternative, medicine

@article{Fisken2014TeachEB,
  title={Teach evidence based, not alternative, medicine},
  author={Roger A Fisken},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={348}
}
  • R. Fisken
  • Published 19 May 2014
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
We don’t predict the outcome of battles by studying the entrails of chickens, or choose the best route for a new railway line by asking a witch doctor to go into a trance, so why should we behave this way when it comes to healthcare?1 The problem with complementary … 

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