Skip to 0 minutes and 5 secondsDuring this week we've been helping you find sources of good evidence. We've also been showing you how to search more effectively for the information that you want. In the second half of the week, we looked at risk and benefit. All too often we think about the benefits of something and don't really consider the risks. When you look at something like the thalidomide tragedy, you begin to understand why it's important to think about risk. Next week, we're going to be looking in more detail at treatments. We're going to give you some tools that you can use to think about when you look at research.

Skip to 0 minutes and 55 secondsAnd our case study is on the MMR vaccine, which of itself was a massive how not to conduct research. See you next week.

End of Week 2

Fiona Morgan recaps Week 2 of Making Sense of Health Evidence: The Informed Consumer.

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Making Sense of Health Evidence: The Informed Consumer

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