Safe and effective
Health interventions can’t stake such a claim: So what should we say?
We have all been exposed to endless claims of the evidence that backs up the decisions, especially politically motivated ones. How often have you heard or read that you should do something because it is “safe and effective”?
Well, the mantra is epidemiological drivel: here’s why.
“Safe and effective”, although a seductive phrase, assumes or implies that w…
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