PSNet will be fully transitioning to our new website on July 1. Try out the new design now. Learn More
PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Commentary

Flexibilization of science, cognitive biases, and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oliveira J. e Silva L, Vidor MV, Zarpellon de Araújo V, et al. Mayo Clin Proc. 2020;95(9):1842-1844.

This article discusses the threat that the “flexibilization” of science has played during the COVID-19 pandemic, defined as the loosening of methodological standards leading to low-quality studies, and resulting in unreliable data and anecdotal evidence.