January Journal Club

Join us for our January meeting of the THLA Journal Club

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

We will start gathering at Lola’s Kitchen at 5:30 (discussion of the article of choice will begin closer to 6:00).

Here is a Google map of the venue located @ 634 Church Street

Ani Orchanian-Cheff will lead our discussion of: will lead our discussion of:

How Feedback Biases Give Ineffective Medical Treatments a Good Reputation
Eysenbach G, ed. De Barra M, Eriksson K, Strimling P.
PLOS ONE Published: October 22, 2014 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0109583.
Journal of Medical Internet Research 2014;16(8):e193. doi:10.2196/jmir.3214.

All you have to do is read the article, form some opinions about it, and come for some great food, ready to talk.
If you are interested, Ani has provided an optional supplementary reading:

The Demise of Bloodletting.
Thomas, D.P.
J R Coll Physicians Edinb. 2014;44(1):72-7. doi: 10.4997/JRCPE.2014.117. PMID: 24995453

To help you informally appraise the methods and findings of the study, we have put together a list of questions you can use (if you like) for most articles – with no math required! Just download and print the THLA Journal Club Assessment Sheet PDF.

We hope you can make it!  Please RSVP here so we make reservations for the right number of people.

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