Users' guide to detecting misleading claims in research: Misleading claims may be symptom of even more serious flawsBMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7483.145 (Published 13 January 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:145
- James Penston, consultant physician (James.Penston@nig.nhs.uk)
- Scunthorpe General Hospital, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire DN15 7BH
EDITOR—Montori et al justifiably draw attention to misleading claims in published clinical trials.1 This is a serious and common problem.2 3 However, I object to their radical proposal that only the methods and results sections should be read, while the remainder of the paper should be ignored.
Log in using your username and password
Log in through your institution
Sign up for a free trial