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Can you suggest improvements to MEAction's letter re:the PACE trial?

Discussion in 'Action Alerts and Advocacy' started by Countrygirl, Dec 1, 2015.

  1. Countrygirl

    Countrygirl Senior Member

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    I posted this elsewhere on PR, but, especially as the community is being asked on twitter to suggest improvements to the text, it probably deserves its own thread.

    http://www.meaction.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/MEAction–patient-view-of-the-PACE-Trial-Controversy.pdf

    Edited to say that I have now read elsewhere that they us not to download the document as there will be changes. So, do read from the link as well to ensure you have the latest version.
     
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  2. A.B.

    A.B. Senior Member

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    Criticism: the way the trial has been designed and run doesn't allow one to exclude that all results are due to methodological weaknesses rather than a genuine treatment effect. The lack of improvement on measures that are less susceptible to bias, and the lack of differences in long term outcomes also suggest this.

    Indeed, the author's behaviour is also consistent with this explanation. Robust results don't need to fear publication of data.
     
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  3. Kyla

    Kyla ᴀɴɴɪᴇ ɢꜱᴀᴍᴩᴇʟ

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    I replied with a few suggestions on Twitter.
    Not sure if there is somewhere they are specifically collecting feedback?
     
  4. Bob

    Bob

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    Latest update tweeted today.
     
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