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(Free Paper) "How to Get All Trials Reported: Audit, Better Data, and Individual Accountability"

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Tom Kindlon, Apr 25, 2015.

  1. Tom Kindlon

    Tom Kindlon Senior Member

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    Open Access paper:
    http://bit.ly/1zZDyqx i.e.
    http://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.1001821
    How to Get All Trials Reported: Audit, Better Data, and Individual Accountability
    Ben Goldacre
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    A few extracts:
    This contrasts with the way patients and patient groups have been treated and portrayed for looking for data from the £5 million PACE Trial e.g. the primary outcomes and recovery rates using the versions in the published protocol, not the changed versions the investigators published instead.
     
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    alex3619 Senior Member

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    I think this applies to PACE. We already write open letters. We already avoid treatment. What else can we do?

    The focus in the article is on pharmacological interventions, but there is not much difference with psychological interventions, an RCT is an RCT. The debate needs to be expanded to include all of psychiatry.
     
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