Statistically funny is a blog by Hilda Bastian containing her own cartoons illustrating important concepts in research and evidence-based health care.

“The comedic possibilities of clinical epidemiology are known to be limitless.”

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A selection are embedded below:

Citation definitely needed

Cartoon illustrating the need for evidence of effectiveness

Promising = over-hyped + under-tested

Cartoon illustrating the issue of over-hyped new treatments

Established, experienced…and wrong

Cartoon illustrating the problems with experiential knowledge

Effectiveness delusions – don’t become a statistic!

Cartoon illustrating the dangers of dredging data for signs of effectiveness

Screening for a disease – hoping for a miracle

Cartoon illustrating the perils of too much screening