The first time you critically appraise fake news, separate the wheat from the Wakefield

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The first time you critically appraise fake news, separate the wheat from the Wakefield

Jo Scott-Jones

Jo Scott-Jones

Pregnant woman
A recent article in a credible journal had a sensationalist conclusion that might worry pregnant women

FIRST TIME

GP Jo Scott-Jones is shocked by the claim that children’s intelligence quotients are lowered by maternal fluoride exposure during pregnancy, and he seeks to find the truth

Key points, Prepare to think with an open mind when you critically appraise news or clinical studies. First, look at who was studied and whether there are