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How researchers assess whether medications work

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Ear infections, or “otitis media”, can cause of a lot of pain and discomfort in youngsters. In some children, persistent infections result in hearing loss.

    But what sort of treatment should these children have, and how can doctors work out what is actually effective?

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Probst, Y. & Houston, L. (2018). How researchers assess whether medications work. The Conversation, 10 December 1-5.

Number Of Pages


  • 4

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 5

Volume


  • 10 December

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • Ear infections, or “otitis media”, can cause of a lot of pain and discomfort in youngsters. In some children, persistent infections result in hearing loss.

    But what sort of treatment should these children have, and how can doctors work out what is actually effective?

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Probst, Y. & Houston, L. (2018). How researchers assess whether medications work. The Conversation, 10 December 1-5.

Number Of Pages


  • 4

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 5

Volume


  • 10 December

Place Of Publication


  • Australia