User talk:CharleneRXT

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search


Hello, CharleneRXT, and welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are some pages that you might find helpful:

I hope you enjoy editing here and being a Wikipedian! Please sign your messages on discussion pages using four tildes (~~~~); this will automatically insert your username and the date. If you need help, check out Wikipedia:Questions, ask me on my talk page, or ask your question and then place {{helpme}} before the question on your talk page.

Rod of asclepius.png

If you are interested in medicine-related themes, you may want to check out the Medicine Portal.
If you are interested in contributing more to medicine-related articles, you may want to join WikiProject Medicine (signup here).

Again, welcome! 

Richiez (talk) 10:45, 1 March 2011 (UTC)

Medical sources[edit]

Medical sources should be always cited so that they can be easily looked up in PubMED database. Also it is rarely considered good style to "call authorities", eg saying "according to a Cochrane systematic review". The WP portal of medicine has more information on it. Richiez (talk) 10:50, 1 March 2011 (UTC)

I am very tempted to remove the whole section, the authors of the Cochrane review say that the data is rubbish and it is. Without detailed information what has been tested, proposed mechanism of action and safety information it is more harm than good. The only reason that I do not do it outright is that the article needs overall some more work. Richiez (talk) 11:39, 1 March 2011 (UTC)