The Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases of information about the effects of health care interventions or diagnostic tests.

The databases, whose content is available free and in full text format to users in the UK, are: Okumaya devam edin »

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PubMed Health specializes in reviews of clinical effectiveness research, with easy-to-read summaries for consumers as well as full technical reports. Clinical effectiveness research finds answers to the question “What works?” in medical and health care.
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NHS CHoices

Behind the Headlines provides an unbiased and evidence-based analysis of health stories that make the news.
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James Lind

The James Lind Library has been created to help people understand fair tests of treatments in health care. The principles of fair tests are explained in essays available in Arabic (ربي), Chinese (中文), English, French (français), Russian (русский язык), Portuguese (Português) and Spanish (español). In addition, three books written for the public are available here for free download. One of the books – Testing Treatments – is available in 2 editions and seven languages at
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A quack

Bad Science contains an archive of the Guardian newspaper column by Dr Ben Goldacre.

The website contains analysis of media and other reports concerning health care.  The focus is on identfying spin, distortions and misrepresentation of science by politicians, journalists, pharmaceutical industry, clinicians, researchers and others.
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Information is Beautiful is a website by David McCandless, a London-based author, writer and designer.  The site is about using design to understand information better.

The developers have provide detailed citations to the source data upon which they base their visualisations.

There are two resources that can help visualise issues in relation to health and testing treatments:
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