Key Concepts for critical thinking about treatment claims

From drugs to diets, we are awash with confusing claims about the effects of treatments.

The Critical thinking and Appraisal Resource Library (CARL) will help people learn how to make sense of treatment claims and inform your treatment choices.

It can be a tricky business though, so we’ve broken it down into the Key Concepts that people need to understand in order to judge whether to trust claims about the effects of treatments:

1 Claims: are they justified?
2 Comparisons: are they fair and reliable?
3 Choices: are the findings relevant to you?

Helping people think critically about treatment claims

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