Crowd Wisdom for Diagnosis?
bwinters at JHMI.EDU
Fri Jul 19 01:03:48 UTC 2013
Didn't he actually have to fulfill koch's postulates by giving himself h pylori ulcer dz?
Hope we don't have to go that far!!
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On Jul 18, 2013, at 8:53 PM, "robert bell" <rmsbell at ESEDONA.NET<mailto:rmsbell at ESEDONA.NET>> wrote:
Yes, that speaks to hierarchical structure of medicine and how difficult it is to get things accepted. Not unlike lobbying Congress!
Barry Marshal, Noble Prize winner, suggested that H. Pylori caused peptic ulcers in 1982 but it took 15 - 20 years for the US and the rest of the world to accept. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barry_Marshall
There is another discussion about Conflicts of Interest - presumably this delay is related to that?
On Jul 18, 2013, at 5:12 PM, Ross Koppel wrote:
Simmelweiss was kicked out of the Viennese medical society for suggesting docs should wash their hands
Ross Koppel PhD, FACMI University of Pennsylvania.
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