Axiology: is a learning intervention worth the effort?

Many medical education studies pursue a measurement approach to demonstrate the efficacy of a learning intervention. Researchers, steeped in the belief system that positions randomized controlled trials as the ultimate form of inquiry, try to... continue reading

Apple and orange: comparing patient safety, health data and the airline industry

Over the decades, the airline industry which was already very safe, has made further strides to improve safety. The current trend in patient safety and simulation conferences is to repeatedly draw parallel conclusions, decrying those in healthcare... continue reading

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