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Misrepresentation and distortion of research in biomedical literature, Boutron and Ravaud, 2018

Discussion in 'Health News and Research unrelated to ME/CFS' started by Indigophoton, Mar 26, 2018.

  1. Indigophoton

    Indigophoton Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    There's a neat summary of some of the issues,

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    I haven't read the paper properly yet, but noticed this comment in particular,
    (emphasis added).

    http://www.pnas.org/content/115/11/2613
     
    Sly Saint, Esther12, Woolie and 9 others like this.
  2. Philipp

    Philipp Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    It would be interesting to see if the part about "requesting the addition of spin" is more common with psychology-associated research. I vaguely remember something about reviewers not wanting to add comments about how subjective outcome measures in unblinded trials are problematic...
     

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