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Tackling smoking, childhood obesity and back pain: it’s not for want of trying

Steve McDonald and Tari Turner
Med J Aust 2016; 204 (8): 293. || doi: 10.5694/mja16.00178
Published online: 2 May 2016

Humans are complex beings, and few of even our simplest actions are entirely rational. The more of us there are, the more unpredictable things get. It’s not entirely unexpected then that evidence on how to tackle complex health conditions, particularly at the population level, has been limited and simple solutions elusive. A recent crop of Cochrane reviews shows mixed results.

  • Steve McDonald
  • Tari Turner

  • Australasian Cochrane Centre, Melbourne, VIC

Correspondence: steve.mcdonald@monash.edu

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