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Consensus and penalties for ignorance in the medical sciences

implications for information transfer

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Published by Taylor Graham in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine -- Information services -- Great Britain.,
  • Medical personnel -- Malpractice -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by J. Michael Brittain.
    ContributionsBrittain, Michael.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR118.4.G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(150)p.
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22175676M
    ISBN 100947568034

      We take our young children to science museums, then as they get older we stop. In spite of threats like global warming and avian flu, most adults have . History. The phrase junk science appears to have been in use prior to A United States Department of Justice report by the Tort Policy Working Group noted. The use of such invalid scientific evidence (commonly referred to as 'junk science') has resulted in findings of causation which simply cannot be justified or understood from the standpoint of the current state of credible.

      Almost 90% of Americans don’t know there’s scientific consensus on global warming That’s not good. By Ruairí Arrieta-Kenna @ruairiak Jul 6, , am EDTAuthor: Ruairí Arrieta-Kenna.   A broad community of independent scientific researchers and scholars challenges recent claims of a consensus over the safety of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). In the following joint statement, the claimed consensus is shown to be an artificial construct that has been falsely perpetuated through diverse fora. Irrespective of contradictory evidence in the refereed literature, as Cited by:

      Hospital Injury And Infection Rates Draw Stiff Penalties From Medicare: Shots - Health News Seven states saw a third or more of their hospitals . Federal Laws: Federal laws are passed by the U.S. Congress that apply to everyone in the United mes federal laws may conflict with state and local laws. When there is a conflict, generally the federal law will prevail. State Laws: State laws are passed by elected legislators - also known as lawmakers - and can vary widely from state to : Charles Montaldo.


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Consensus and penalties for ignorance in the medical sciences. London: Taylor Graham, © (OCoLC) Online version: Consensus and penalties for ignorance in the medical sciences. London: Taylor Graham, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J Michael Brittain. Author(s): Brittain,J Michael(John Michael) Title(s): Consensus and penalties for ignorance in the medical sciences: implications for information transfer/ edited by J.

Michael Brittain. Country of Publication: England Publisher: London: Taylor Graham, c Description: p.: ill. The medical literature: obviating ignorance or creating knowledge. In: Brittain, Michael ed. Consensus and Penalties for Ignorance in the Medical Sciences - Implications for Information Transfer, London: Taylor Graham, pp.

A consensus method via penalty functions for decision making in ensembles of fuzzy rule-based classification systems is introduced. Overlap indices are built using overlap functions. A method for constructing confidence and support measures from overlap indices is by: 8 new york times book review (may) lefanu j the encyclopedia of medical ignorance - exploring the frontiers of medical knowledge - duncan,r, westonsmith,m: 0: 0; 0: 1: 10 library quarterly 57(2) matheson nw consensus and penalties for ignorance in the medical sciences - implications for information-transfer.

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On March 9, President Barack Obama ordered that federal tax money be used to promote medical research through harvesting the stem cells of, and thus destroying, human embryos. However, the ignorance of physicians to their liabilities to provide interpreters for their deaf patients has been demonstrated in other previous studies (82, 83).

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Scientific consensus is the collective judgment, position, and opinion of the community of scientists in a particular field of study. Consensus implies general agreement, though not necessarily unanimity. Consensus is achieved through communication at conferences, the publication process, replication of reproducible results by others, scholarly debate, and peer review.

These lead to a situation in which those within the discipline can often recognize such a consensus. Think various alternative cancer treatments. When such pseudoscientific medicine is criticized, frequently the reaction from its proponents is to attack “consensus science.” Indeed, I’ve argued that one red flag identifying a crank or a quack is a hostility towards the very concept of a scientific consensus.

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argued against virtually the entire medical establishment’s consensus that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was the cause of Acquired Immune Deficiency. In science consensus is irrelevant. What is relevant is reproducible results. The greatest scientists in history are great precisely because they broke with the consensus.

There is no such thing as consensus science. If it’s consensus, it isn’t science. If it’s science, it isn’t consensus. Period. “Consensus is normally achieved through communication at conferences, the publication process, replication (reproducible results by others), and peer review.”¹ A process of consensus can suffer from a vulnerability in hailing only science developed under what is.

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Consensus and Penalties for Ignorance in the Medical Sciences - Implications for Information Transfer. London: Taylor Graham, pp. Why 'scientific consensus' fails to persuade think a scientist who has written a book on the topic is a knowledgeable and trustworthy expert. by the National Academy of Sciences.

Agnotology is the study of how ignorance arises via circulation of misinformation calculated to mislead. Legates et al. (Sci Educ –, ) had questioned the applicability of agnotology to politically-charged debates.

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