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Cochrane Review protocol: Exercise therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome (individual patient data)

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  1. A.B.

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    Terrific post. Is there any way us patients can share our concerns with persons at Cochrane that may take them seriously?
     
  2. Bob

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    There is a mechanism to raise concerns at Cochrane. Whether they take our concerns seriously, or not, is another matter.
     
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  3. biophile

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    Thanks. I think Bob mentioned earlier on this thread he might prepare some document?
     
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    Yes, that is/was the plan. But it's on hold at the moment because of other stuff to attend to. If anyone wants to help out with the document that we're attempting to create then please PM me.
     
  5. biophile

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    Dolphin posted this on another thread:

    "Researchers are influenced by their own investment in the field, when interpreting a meta-analysis that includes their own study. Authors who published significant results are more likely to believe that a strong association exists compared with methodologists."

    So imagine what happens when a dozen pro-GET authors of GET studies get together to conduct a meta-analysis on GET which consists mostly of their own controversial studies?

    Keith Laws tweeted this recently: "Given bias in meta analyses for those who have studies included in analysis - worth considering CBT for psychosis meta analyses authors"

    https://twitter.com/Keith_Laws/status/456847804485214209
     
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  6. Dolphin

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    Another paper

    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
     
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    Esther posted this (point made by a Cochrane blog) on another thread:

    http://www.thecochranelibrary.com/d...eness-the-haphazard-route-to-finding-out.html
     
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  11. biophile

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    Adding a few more to the collection ...

    And ...

    The ending of the last article is pretty funny:

     
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