The future of evidence in an age of alternative facts

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: HUGMAN, Bruce (Uppsala Monitoring Centre, Sweden, Global Communications, Oxford, United Kingdom)
  • Co-author(s): Bruce Peter John Hugman
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Engaging with those hostile to scientific evidence has not been extensively addressed. 'Alternative facts,’ the politicisation of data, threats to the credibility of experts, and the ‘post-truth’ era, present significant challenges to healthcare personnel.

    Purpose

    (1) To offer insight into the nature of the threats to the credibility of..

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