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The scatter of research: cross sectional comparison of randomised trials and systematic reviews across specialties.

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OBJECTIVE: To estimate the degree of scatter of reports of randomised trials and systematic reviews, and how the scatter differs among medical specialties and subspecialties. DESIGN: Cross sectional analysis. DATA SOURCE: PubMed for all disease relevant randomised trials and systematic reviews published in 2009. STUDY SELECTION: Randomised trials and systematic reviews of the nine diseases or disorders with the highest burden of disease, and the broader category of disease to which each belo...

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10.1136/bmj.e3223

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-CTU
Role:
Author
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
344
Issue:
7861
Pages:
e3223
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:6671afad-b725-4e92-9b15-62ab387746d9
Source identifiers:
332845
Local pid:
pubs:332845

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