Have you recently needed to recite the dates of King Tut’s rule? Nope. Not necessary. Finding information at the point of care? Knowing how healthcare systems work? Necessary. We learn so many things that we never need. Evidence based medicine (EBM) is so important and our time with students so limited, that we must teach the most clinically relevant EBM topics. Take (or leave, really) the pyramid of evidence for example.
Month: June 2017
A council in England was recently reprimanded for running an advertising campaign against begging. In a series of posters displayed throughout Nottingham, the city council claimed that “beggars aren’t what they seem”, that begging “funds the misuse of drugs” and that money given to beggars would go “down the drain” or “up in smoke”.