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Sources d'inspiration

Sources actuelles d'inspiration françaises (FR) :


The Conversation (FR)

Afis - Association française pour l'information scientifique

Rédaction médicale et scientifique


Sources actuelles d'inspiration anglaises (EN) :



The Conversation (EN)

BPS Research Digest

Evidently Cochrane

Slate Health

The Mental Elf

The Incidental Economist

Healthcare Triage

Health News Review

Students 4 Best Evidence

Retraction Watch

STAT news


Auteurs et personnes clés :


Ben Goldacre, Paul Glasziou, Trisha Greenhalgh, John P. A. Ioannidis, Hilda Bastian, Dan Ariely, Scott O. Lilienfeld, Richard Lehman, Richard Smith, David Moher, Brian Nosek, Iain Chalmers, Carl Heneghan, James Randi, Steven Woloshin & Lisa Schwartz, David Sackett, Atul Gawande, Allen Frances, Margaret McCartney, Aaron E. Carroll, Elizabeth Loftus, Vinayak Prasad, Matthew Noe et tant d'autres.

Livres survivants :


Goldacre, B. (2009). Bad science. London: Fourth Estate.

Evans, I., Thornton, H., Chalmers, I., & Glasziou, P. (2011). Testing treatments two: Better research for better healthcare.

Smith, J. C., & Wiley InterScience. (2010). Pseudoscience and extraordinary claims of the paranormal: A critical thinker's toolkit. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell.

Witkowski, T., & Zatonski, M. (2015). Psychology gone wrong: The dark sides of science and therapy.

Sagan, C., & Druyan, A. (1995). The demon-haunted world: Science as a candle in the dark.

Gilovich, T. (1991). How we know what isn't so: The fallibility of human reason in everyday life. New York, N.Y: Free Press.

Welch, H. G., Schwartz, L., & Woloshin, S. (2011). Overdiagnosed: Making people sick in the pursuit of health. Boston, Mass: Beacon Press.

Gawande, A. (2014). Being mortal: Medicine and what matters in the end.

Silberman, S. (2015). Neurotribes: The legacy of autism and how to think smarter about people who think differently.

Kahneman, D. (2011). Thinking, fast and slow.

Greenhalgh, T. (2014). How to read a paper: The basics of evidence-based medicine.

Gigerenzer, G. (2014). Risk savvy: How to make good decisions.

Woloshin, S., Schwartz, L. M., & Welch, H. G. (2008). Know your chances: Understanding health statistics.

Welch, H. G. (2015). Less medicine, more health: 7 assumptions that drive too much medical care.

Caulfield, T. A. (2012). The cure for everything: Untangling twisted messages about health, fitness, and happiness. Boston: Beacon Press.

Gawande, A. (2007). Better: A surgeon's notes on performance. New York: Metropolitan.

Mukherjee, S. (2012). The emperor of all maladies: A biography of cancer.

Straus, S. E., Glasziou, P., Richardson, W. S., Haynes, R. B., & Churchill Livingstone. (2015). Evidence-based medicine: How to practice and teach it. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier.

Schwitzer, G., Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism., Association of Health Care Journalists., & Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (2010). Covering medical research: A guide for reporting on studies. Columbia, MO: Center for Excellence for Health Care Journalism and the Association of Health Care Journalists.

McCartney, M. (2012). The patient paradox: Why sexed-up medicine is bad for your health. London: Pinter & Martin.

Prasad, V. K., & Cifu, A. S. (2015). Ending medical reversal: Improving outcomes, saving lives.

Kabat, G. C. (2017). Getting risk right: Understanding the science of elusive health risks.

Donald, W. L., & Antonio, F. M. (2015). Good Pharma: The Public-health Model of the Mario Negri Institute. Palgrave Macmillan, New York, US.

Harris, R. F. (2017). Rigor mortis: How sloppy science creates worthless cures, crushes hope, and wastes billions.

Guyatt, G. (2015). Users' guides to the medical literature: A manual for evidence-based clinical practice. New York: McGraw-Hill Education.

Chambers, C. (2017). The Seven Deadly Sins of Psychology: A manifesto for reforming the culture of scientific practice.

Fletcher, R. H., Fletcher, S. W., & Fletcher, G. S. (2015). Clinical epidemiology: The essentials.

Torgerson, D. J., & Torgerson, C. (2008). Designing and running randomised trials in health, education, and the social sciences. New York: Palgrave Macmillan

Gordis, L. (2014). Epidemiology.

Hoffmann, T., Bennett, S., & Del, M. C. (2017). Evidence-based practice across the health professions.


Divers :


Muon Ray. (17 novembre 2012). James Randi - Secrets of the Psychics Documentary (Full) [vidéo]. Repéré le 22 décembre 2016 à https://youtu.be/2MFAvH8m8aI

La parabole des aveugles et de l'éléphant

Kenner, R., Robledo, M., Roberts, K., Adler, M., Glantz, S. A., Hansen, J. E., Oreskes, N., ... Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm),. (2015). Merchants of doubt.



Hoffman, J. (2017). First in Human. USA: McGee.


Articles notables (découverts depuis novembre 2017) :


Bastian, H., Glasziou, P., & Chalmers, I. (2010). Seventy-Five Trials and Eleven Systematic Reviews a Day: How Will We Ever Keep Up? PLoS Medicine, 7(9), e1000326. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000326

Bandholm, T., Christensen, R., Thorborg, K., Treweek, S., & Henriksen, M. (2017). Preparing for what the reporting checklists will not tell you: the PREPARE Trial guide for planning clinical research to avoid research waste. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 51(20), 1494–1501. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2017-097527


Ioannidis, JPA. (2017). Reproducibility crisis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRhAghqskwM


Szucs, D., & Ioannidis, J. P. A. (2017). When Null Hypothesis Significance Testing Is Unsuitable for Research: A Reassessment. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2017.00390


Bagley, N., Carroll, A. E., & Cohen, P. A. (2017). Scientific Trials—In the Laboratories, Not the Courts. JAMA Internal Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5730


Prasad, V., & Cifu, A. (2012). A medical burden of proof: Towards a new ethic. BioSocieties, 7(1), 72–87. doi:10.1057/biosoc.2011.25




Glasziou, P. (2016). Diagnosis : an impossible but essential task ? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqXSzlVRH6E



https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-017-07522-z (Five ways to fix statistics)







Ioannidis, J. P. A., & Trepanowski, J. F. (2017). Disclosures in Nutrition Research. JAMA. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2017.18571





Reynen, E., Robson, R., Ivory, J., Hwee, J., Straus, S. E., Pham, B., & Tricco, A. C. (2017). A retrospective comparison of systematic reviews with same-topic rapid reviews. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2017.12.001

Buljan, I., Malički, M., Wager, E., Puljak, L., Hren, D., Kellie, F., … Marušić, A. (2017). No difference in knowledge obtained from infographic or plain language summary of a Cochrane systematic review: three randomized controlled trials. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2017.12.003


McCormack, J. (2017). Reporting lab results - The cause of and the solution to the overdiagnosis problem (Youtube)

Viswanathan M, Patnode CD, Berkman ND, Bass EB, Chang S, Hartling L, Murad MH, Treadwell JR, Kane RL, Recommendations for Assessing the Risk of Bias in Systematic Reviews of Health Care Interventions,  Journal of Clinical Epidemiology  (2018), doi: 10.1016/ j.jclinepi.2017.12.004

Pieper, D., & Allers, K. (2017). Differences between protocols for randomized controlled trials and systematic reviews. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2017.11.027

Ioannidis, J. P. A. (2017). Greece: Crisis, smoking and tobacco conflicts in social media. European Journal of Clinical Investigation, 47(12), e12841. https://doi.org/10.1111/eci.12841




Avin, S. (2017). http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/14238/1/Policy%20Considerations%20for%20Random%20Allocation%20of%20Research%20Funds%20-%20accepted%20version.pdf


Cook, B. G., & Cook, S. C. (2011). Unraveling Evidence-Based Practices in Special Education. The Journal of Special Education, 47(2), 71–82. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022466911420877

Madden, M., & Morley, R. (2016). Exploring the challenge of health research priority setting in partnership: reflections on the methodology used by the James Lind Alliance Pressure Ulcer Priority Setting Partnership. Research Involvement and Engagement, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40900-016-0026-y



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