Neglected external validity in reports of randomized trials: the example of hip and knee osteoarthritis.

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate data reporting related to external validity from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) assessing pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment for hip and knee osteoarthritis (OA). METHODS All RCTs assessing pharmacologic treatments and nonpharmacologic treatments for hip and knee OA indexed between January 2002 and December 2006 were… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/art.24279

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@article{Ahmad2009NeglectedEV, title={Neglected external validity in reports of randomized trials: the example of hip and knee osteoarthritis.}, author={Nizar Ahmad and Isabelle Boutron and David Moher and Isabelle Pitrou and Carine Roy and Philippe Ravaud}, journal={Arthritis and rheumatism}, year={2009}, volume={61 3}, pages={361-9} }