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When to include clinical study reports and regulatory documents in systematic reviews

Abstract:

Reporting bias is a major threat to the validity and credibility of systematic reviews. This article outlines the rationale for accessing clinical study reports and other regulatory documents (regulatory data) as a means of addressing reporting bias and identifies factors that may help decide whether (or not) to include regulatory data in systematic reviews. The article also describes the origins and current state of regulatory data access and summarises a survey of current systematic reviewe...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmjebm-2018-110963

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1009-1992
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Evidence-Based Medicine Journal website
Volume:
23
Issue:
6
Pages:
210-217
Publication date:
2018-10-11
Acceptance date:
2018-08-25
DOI:
EISSN:
1356-5524
ISSN:
1473-6810
Pubs id:
pubs:929833
URN:
uri:2d814b49-65db-4e78-8df4-6ac551ee9753
UUID:
uuid:2d814b49-65db-4e78-8df4-6ac551ee9753
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pubs:929833
Language:
English
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