Month: August 2014

August 25, 2014 Federica Russo

Recently, I have been invited to take part in a workshop on Prediction in Epidemiology and Healthcare. The event has been organised by Jonanthan Fuller and Luis Flores at King’s College London on 20 June 2014. The topic – prediction in epidemiology and healthcare – is well in the remit of EBM+. Actually, it is…

August 22, 2014 Brendan Clarke

I want to develop a point from Jon’s earlier post. A central theme of this project is that association (a correlation found in a drug trial, for example) is only half the story about causation. As Jon mentioned, there are many reasons that an observed correlation might be non-causal (like sampling errors, confounding, and so…

August 22, 2014 Brendan Clarke

I want to develop a point from Jon’s earlier post. A central theme of this project is that association (a correlation found in a drug trial, for example) is only half the story about causation. As Jon mentioned, there are many reasons that an observed correlation might be non-causal (like sampling errors, confounding, and so…