Editorial peer review for improving the quality of reports of biomedical studies.

@article{Jefferson2007EditorialPR,
  title={Editorial peer review for improving the quality of reports of biomedical studies.},
  author={Theresa Jefferson and Michael Rudin and S Brodney Folse and Frank Davidoff},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2007},
  volume={2},
  pages={MR000016}
}
BACKGROUND Scientific findings must withstand critical review if they are to be accepted as valid, and editorial peer review (critique, effort to disprove) is an essential element of the scientific process. We review the evidence of the editorial peer-review process of original research studies submitted for paper or electronic publication in biomedical journals. OBJECTIVES To estimate the effect of processes in editorial peer review. SEARCH STRATEGY The following databases were searched to… CONTINUE READING

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