Not playing with a full DEC: why development and evaluation committee methods for appraising new drugs may be inadequate

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 17 July 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:185

In this article by Nick Freemantle and James Mason (29 May, pp 1480-2), the reference list did not include reference 2, the NICE discussion paper (“Faster access to modern treatment”: how NICE appraisal will work. Leeds: NHS Executive, 1999). As a consequence, from reference 3 onwards, reference numbers in the text refer to the previous number in the reference list.


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