I do presently read about 700 papers every year. (Not to mention online and blog articles…). This is a selection of those I find of great interest. It is a sort of “memoranda” (things to remember) for me, but if you find it useful, you are welcome! The papers are listed in the order in which I read—or re-read—them. The gem icon (
💎) means just that!

19-nov-2022 Data Colada
Meaningless Means: Some Fundamental Problems With Meta-Analytic Averages (look at the entire series on metanalysis)

01-sep-2022 Flegal KM. A Female Career in Research. Annual Review of Nutrition. 2022;42.

Remembering Sir David Cox. 1924–2022. Significance. 2022;19:30.

02-aug-2022 Greenhalgh T, Fisman D, Cane DJ, Oliver M, Macintyre CR.
Adapt or die: how the pandemic made the shift from EBM to EBM+ more urgent. BMJ Evid Based Med. 2022bmjebm-2022. 10.1136/bmjebm-2022-111952

02-aug-2022 Bruun NH.
Interactively building table reports with basetable. The Stata Journal: Promoting communications on statistics and Stata. 2022;22:416-429. 10.1177/1536867x221106417

19-Jul-2022 Brush JE, Sherbino J, Norman GR.
Diagnostic reasoning in cardiovascular medicine. BMJ. 2022;376:e064389. 10.1136/bmj-2021-064389.

13-jul-2022 Allison P.
Is OLS BLUE or BUE? Posted on July 12, 2022.

07-jun-2022 Kavli H.
A new translation of the Handbook. Modern Stoicism.

Raper S. A confusion of curves. Significance. 2022;19:32-35. 10.1111/1740-9713.01652

Mayo DG, Hand D. Statistical significance and its critics: practicing damaging science, or damaging scientific practice. Synthese. 2022;200:220. 10.1007/s11229-022-03692-0

Cox C, Fritz Z. Presenting complaint: use of language that disempowers patients. BMJ. 2022;377:e066720. 10.1136/bmj-2021-066720

💎 15-apr-2022 Pieterse AH. Dear doctor, please know that you do not know until I have told you. BMJ Evid Based Med. 2022bmjebm-2021. 10.1136/bmjebm-2021-111886

Christensen WF, Zabriskie BN. When Your Permutation Test is Doomed to Fail. The American Statistician. 20211-11. 10.1080/00031305.2021.1902856

Hanley JA, Bhatnagar S. The “Poisson” Distribution: History, Reenactments, Adaptations. The American Statistician. 20221-9. 10.1080/00031305.2022.2046159.

Sajid IM, Frost K, Paul AK. ‘Diagnostic downshift’: clinical and system consequences of extrapolating secondary care testing tactics to primary care. BMJ Evid Based Med. 2021bmjebm-2020. 10.1136/bmjebm-2020-111629.

26-mar-2022 Mayo, D.
The AI/ML Wars: “explain” or test black box models?