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The Fetishisation of Perfection

Beyond Anomie has commented: “The title of this post is a lament at how much of the world either cannot play, or refuses to play.  Instead, they focus on improving things in an endless search for perfection.  While superficially a laudable goal, the … Continue reading

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Cochrane’s ladder

Archie Cochrane’s ladder of evidence.  It’s helpful viewpoint for evaluating whether a treatment is worthwhile, isn’t it?   Accreditation is a treatment that is supposed to create quality…whatever that is.  Like everything else, the accreditation philosophy rests on the base of … Continue reading

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