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Editorial

Best Practice in Systematic Reviews: The Importance of Protocols and Registration

  • Published: February 22, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001009

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Information is only useful if used

Posted by kelly1 on 23 Feb 2011 at 20:30 GMT

Registering clinical trials is an excellent policy, but most published trials do not make note of whether or not the registered outcome measures initially registered were ever used.

This may also be a problem with systemic reviews. As always policies are like laws - they don't address all issues.

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