Analysis of the historical harms caused to some of the Kings and Queens of England and what Evidence Based Medicine would have done to save their lives.
Historically great harms have been caused to the Kings and Queens of England. For example, Charles II died suddenly at the age 54 from an apoplectic fit. In the days between his fit and his death, he was subjected to bloodletting, purging and cupping - all to no avail. How would today’s evidence-based interventions have changed the outcome - and the course of history?