Need for expertise based randomised controlled trials

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7494.792 (Published 31 March 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:792

Surgical research shares many similarities with psychotherapy research

  1. Simon Hatcher (s.hatcher@auckland.ac.nz), senior lecturer in psychiatry
  1. Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1, New Zealand

    EDITOR—Of course the expertise based randomised trial, mooted for surgical procedures by Devereaux et al,1 is the norm in psychotherapy …

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