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Locating and reading published reports

Curtis L. Meinert and Susan Tonascia

in Clinical Trials

Published in print September 1986 | ISBN: 9780195035681
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864478 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195035681.003.0026

Series: Monographs in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Locating and reading published reports

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This chapter presents a review of methods for locating reports of trials in the published literature. It also contains a list of points a leader should consider when reading a report. It closes with a discussion of the responsibilities of persons who critique study publications.

Keywords: clinical trials; study reports; study publication; reading a report

Chapter.  4399 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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