Defining publication bias: protocol for a systematic review of highly cited articles and proposal for a new framework


BACKGROUND Selective publication of studies, which is commonly called publication bias, is widely recognized. Over the years a new nomenclature for other types of bias related to non-publication or distortion related to the dissemination of research findings has been developed. However, several of these different biases are often still summarized by the… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/2046-4053-2-34