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The argument framework is a flexible approach to evidence in healthcare

An argument framework, grounded in the sciences of reasoning, provides an alternative to medicine’s measurement framework for evaluating and synthesizing evidence in healthcare.

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Fig. 1: Nodal diagram of argumentation synthesis for the effect of a precision oncology intervention on overall survival.
Fig. 2: Nodal diagram of argumentation synthesis to assess the impact of mask wearing on infection incidence.


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Fuller, J., Chin-Yee, B. & Upshur, R.E.G. The argument framework is a flexible approach to evidence in healthcare. Nat Med (2024).

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