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Failings in hierarchies of evidence for controversial health-policy decisions

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Western philosophers have debated on the nature of what constitutes “scientific” enquiry for hundreds of years. In this lecture Michael Rawlins will consider the respective places of experimentation and observation in deciding whether therapeutic interventions are fit for purpose.

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