The rogue result

Even the well-conducted generalizable trial can produce a rogue result. Currently the acceptable level of chance is one in 20. A statistically significant result, often denoted as p < 0.05, suggests that the finding, if the experiment was to be replicated, should occur 19 out of 20 times. However, a different result will appear once in 20 times simply because of chance. This can lead to an interesting paradox. A single trial may not provide the best evidence of how to manage people, even in the locality that the study was undertaken. The play of chance may result in an erroneous result and unless that trial is viewed in the company of all relevant evidence clinicians will be misled.

Funny Wiring Autism

Funny Wiring Autism

Autism is a developmental disorder that manifests itself in early childhood and affects the functioning of the brain, primarily in the areas of social interaction and communication. Children with autism look like other children but do not play or behave like other children. They must struggle daily to cope and connect with the world around them.

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