Quiz: Why Treatment Comparisons Are Essential

Posted by minervation on June 21, 2024

This quiz is based on JLL Essay 1.2 – Why Treatment Comparisons Are Essential.

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JLL Quiz 1.2

Why treatment uncertainties
should be addressed

Multiple-choice questions for Chapter 1.2 of The James Lind Library’s Introduction to Fair Tests of Treatments

Prepared by Mike Clarke.

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Why are fair treatment comparisons needed?

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What did Richard Asher say happens if a medical practitioner believes strongly that an ineffective treatment is beneficial?

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What did William Withey Gull test when treating patients with rheumatic fever?

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Which of these is an example of a dramatic beneficial effect of a treatment?

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Which of these is an example of a dramatic harmful effect of a treatment?

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