22 May 2015

Dr David Sackett, medical research pioneer, dies

Dr David Lawrence Sackett (1934–2015)
Dr David Sackett, a pioneer of evidence-based medicine, has died aged 80 in Ontario, Canada, on 13 May 2015.
Amongst Dr Sackett's achievements was his proof, through clinical trials, of the value of taking aspirin in preventing heart attacks and strokes.

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