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Reliable assessment of the effects of treatment on mortality and major morbidity, II: observational studies.

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Observational studies and randomised trials can contribute complementary evidence about the effects of treatment on mortality and on major non-fatal outcomes. In particular, observational studies have an important role in the identification of large adverse effects of treatment on infrequent outcomes (ie, rare, but serious, side-effects) that are not likely to be related to the indications for (or contraindications to) the treatment of interest. Such studies can also provide useful informatio...

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Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
357
Issue:
9254
Pages:
455-462
Publication date:
2001-02-05
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:1673c329-933d-4419-979f-9d7998e4984b
Source identifiers:
49322
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pubs:49322

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