Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Amazing. Miraculous. Groundbreaking. Incredible.

Gary Schwitzer from makes this point on Twitter:

A journalist must work hard to fit “amazing, miraculous, groundbreaking, incredible” into 1 robotic surgery story.

He is referring to this piece on Although the entire story is worth reading, I especially like this approach to the scientific method:

The new donation will support the funding of surgeries but also launch a more complete program where patients' results can be tracked. It's hoped those results can be used to promote broader use of robotic surgery and secure more funding, said Dr. Waël Hanna.

It's clear we don't have to wait for the results of those studies!

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