A post about the statistical numbers that will allow you to make good decisions about medical interventions.
About: Dr. Patrick Neustatter
Recent Posts by Dr. Patrick Neustatter
Getting High on Low-Quality Evidence: A Medical Marijuana Debate
How claims of efficacy of medical marijuana are based on shaky evidence, but questioning the dogma of nedding to put it through clinical trials.
Deciding Whether to Take a Drug Prescription
Medicines are a double-edged sword, causing adverse reactions as well as desired effects. Prescription decisions must be about risks versus rewards.
Diagnosis Lacking in Common Sense
My story is one about how to be an informed medical consumer, even if it means standing up to your care provider.
Recent Comments by Dr. Patrick Neustatter
- April 7, 2023 on Am I a Curmudgeon Because I don’t want to Declare my Pronouns?
- December 28, 2020 on You Think All Screening Tests Must Be Good?