How well is the clinical importance of study results reported? An assessment of randomized controlled trials.

@article{Chan2001HowWI,
  title={How well is the clinical importance of study results reported? An assessment of randomized controlled trials.},
  author={Kwan-Yee Chan and Malcolm Man-Son-Hing and Frank Molnar and Andreas Laupacis},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={2001},
  volume={165 9},
  pages={1197-202}
}
BACKGROUND The interpretation of the results of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) has traditionally emphasized statistical significance rather than clinical importance. Our aim was to assess the quality of reporting of factors related to clinical importance in a sample of published RCTs. METHODS A random sample of 27 (of a total of 266) RCTs published… CONTINUE READING