Postpublication criticism and the shaping of clinical knowledge.

@article{Horton2002PostpublicationCA,
  title={Postpublication criticism and the shaping of clinical knowledge.},
  author={Richard C Horton},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2002},
  volume={287 21},
  pages={
          2843-7
        }
}
CONTEXT Letters to the editor are an important means for ensuring accountability of authors and editors. They form a part of the postpublication peer review process. I studied the critical footprint made in the medical literature by 3 randomized trials (Hypertension Optimal Treatment [HOT], Captopril Prevention Project [CAPPP], and Swedish Trial in Old Patients with Hypertension 2 [STOP-2]) published in The Lancet and investigated the extent to which that footprint was preserved in shaping… CONTINUE READING

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