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Revised Helsinki research guidelines include pre-registration for all research (not just RCTs)

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Dolphin, Oct 20, 2013.

  1. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    The new guidelines are here: http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1760318.

    I just read this blog on them by James C. Coyne


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    Also (this is a quote from the revised Helsinki ethical guidelines themselves):
     
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    alex3619 Senior Member

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  3. Simon

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    Wow! Thanks @ Dolphin, James Coyne and those who produced the revised Helsinki declaration.


    That would wipe out almost all of the CFS literature if applied retrospectively. Hopefully it will improve things going forward.



     
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  4. biophile

    biophile Places I'd rather be.

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    Such as the recovery rates in the PACE Trial as originally defined? :)

    Although on second reading, this probably means a record of the original protocol, not an analysis of the data.
     
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