In Search of Equipoise

The latest issue of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, has a piece about Equipoise, a word I had to guess the meaning of. I think it will be a new favorite word of mine. It applies especially well to bias in medical research.

http://wordsmith.org/words/equipoise.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clinical_equipoise

In Search of Equipoise, March 23/30, 2011, Chopra and Davis 305 (12): 1234 — JAMA.

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