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Comparing hospital and chiropractic treatment for back pain

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7015.1301b (Published 11 November 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1301
  1. Alison Wakefield,
  2. Martin Bull
  1. Senior physiotherapist Princess Margaret Rose Orthopaedic Hospital, Edinburgh EH10 7ED
  2. Registrar in public health medicine Lothian Health, Edinburgh EH8 9RS

    Trial did not compare like with like

    EDITOR,--In the move towards evidence based medicine, randomised trials should be welcomed. The study by T W Meade and colleagues, however, is flawed in both its methodology and its analysis.1 2

    Essentially, the study does not compare like with like. There …

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