Full publication of results initially presented in abstracts. A meta-analysis.

  title={Full publication of results initially presented in abstracts. A meta-analysis.},
  author={Roberta W. Scherer and Kay Dickersin and Patricia W Langenberg},
  volume={272 2},
OBJECTIVES To estimate the rate of full publication of the results of randomized clinical trials initially presented as abstracts at national ophthalmology meetings in 1988 and 1989; and to combine data from this study with data from similar studies to determine the rate at which abstracts are subsequently published in full and the association between selected study characteristics and full publication. DATA SOURCES Ophthalmology abstracts were identified by review of 1988 and 1989 meeting… CONTINUE READING
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