Media Reporting of Medical Advances: Helpful or Misleading?

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The media and medicine have different perspectives. At least in part, this is due to a preference for individual human stories over detailed analysis of results. 

This lecture will use examples of how the public may be misled and consider the implications of such misunderstanding.

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This event was on Wed, 23 May 2018

Professor Martin Elliott

Professor Martin Elliott

Professor of Physic

Gresham Professor of Physic and Co-Medical Director at The Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London (GOSH).

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