Since many trials are small, systematic reviews are essential for obtaining statistically reliable results. However, some trials are better-reported than others. Non-publication or delayed publication could lead to bias in a review. We identify trial characteristics affecting how quickly or widely results of randomized trials are reported, and hence how likely the trial is to be found by reviewers.
We analyzed all randomized trials ...Expand abstract
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This is the accepted version of the following article: [BURRETT, J. A. & LUNN, D. 2011. Analysis of characteristics of randomized clinical trials in leukemia that are associated with how results are reported. Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine, 4, 217-224.], which has been published in final form at [http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1756-5391.2011.01157.x/epdf].
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