Evidence-Based and Shared-Informed Decision-Making According to Homer (Simpson)
With help from Homer Simpson, James McCormack uses a 17-minute slide cast to explain the principles of thoughtful treatment.Key Concepts addressed:
- 2-15 Fair comparisons with few people or outcome events can be misleading
- 2-17 Don’t confuse “statistical significance” with “importance”
My name is James McCormack and I’m a Professor at the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at UBC in Vancouver and I’ve spent my career trying to help students and clinicians use medications in an evidence-based way.
The following is a talk I give to students at the beginning of their course in therapeutics.