Tag: evidence

Thought Experiments – A call for (evidence-based) wild ideas

Luis Cláudio Correia (EVIDENCE Editor-in-chief) Ana Marice Ladeia (EVIDENCE Co-Editor-in-chief) João de Deus Barreto Segundo (EVIDENCE Executive Editor) Have you ever heard of the Schrödinger's cat experiment? Yap, that one in which the cat may or may not have died for purposes of demonstrating quantum indeterminacy. Or Ludwig Wittgenstein's Beetle in a Box? Hint: it’s not about ...

Op-Ed [video] | The case for more Evidence, less papers

Below, you may watch the video launching Evidence, the Journal of Evidence-based Healthcare, published by BAHIANA - School of Medicine and Public Health. Evidence's editor-in-chief, Luis Cláudio Correia, weighs in on why we would need another medical journal in a world that lacks "better research and research done for the right reasons" as stated by ...

Op-Ed | On presenting Evidence and unboxing science

The first question we faced as we gathered to discuss the possibility of launching Evidence (then just called the new journal on evidence-based medicine, still no caps) was why (and if) we did need another medical journal in an highly competitive environment already full of those. Douglas Altman stated that we needed “less research, better research and research done for the right reasons” in his famous 1994 article “The Scandal of Poor Medical Research.