Retractions in the medical literature: how many patients are put at risk by flawed research?

@article{Steen2011RetractionsIT,
  title={Retractions in the medical literature: how many patients are put at risk by flawed research?},
  author={R. Grant Steen},
  journal={Journal of medical ethics},
  year={2011},
  volume={37 11},
  pages={688-92}
}
BACKGROUND Clinical papers so flawed that they are eventually retracted may put patients at risk. Patient risk could arise in a retracted primary study or in any secondary study that draws ideas or inspiration from a primary study. METHODS To determine how many patients were put at risk, we evaluated 788 retracted English-language papers published from 2000 to 2010, describing new research with humans or freshly derived human material. These primary papers-together with all secondary studies… CONTINUE READING
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