Registering clinical trials.

@article{Dickersin2003RegisteringCT,
  title={Registering clinical trials.},
  author={K. Dickersin and D. Rennie},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2003},
  volume={290 4},
  pages={
          516-23
        }
}
  • K. Dickersin, D. Rennie
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • JAMA
  • That it is not possible to find information about all initiated clinical trials is of international concern. This is a particular worry because scientists tend to publish their positive findings more often than their negative findings (publication bias). A comprehensive register of initiated clinical trials, with each trial assigned a unique identifier, would inform reviewers, physicians, and others (eg, consumers) about which trials had been started and directly address the problem of… CONTINUE READING
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