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Head Start as an Heuristic For Medical Students, Treatment of Strokes, and the Law of Unintended Consequences

For more than 25 years I have used the Head Start program to teach medical students data analysis, how to evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of treatment regimens, and how belief commonly trumps evidence. This process usually followed the recommendation of a course of treatment by a consultant to a patient who was on a general medicine service…

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