Avoidable waste of research related to outcome planning and reporting in clinical trials

Abstract Background Inadequate planning, selective reporting, and incomplete reporting of outcomes in randomized controlled trials (RCTs) contribute to the problem of waste of research. We aimed to describe such a waste and to examine to what extent this waste could be avoided. Methods This research...

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Main Authors: Youri Yordanov, Agnes Dechartres, Ignacio Atal, Viet-Thi Tran, Isabelle Boutron, Perrine Crequit, Philippe Ravaud
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2018-06-01
Series:BMC Medicine
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12916-018-1083-x