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Cochrane reviews v industry supported meta-analyses: Ten questions to assess bias in medical research

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7574.916-b (Published 26 October 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:916
  1. Manfred Gogol, head, department of geriatrics (gogol@krankenhaus-lindenbrunn.de)
  1. Krankenhaus Lindenbrunn, Lindenbrunn 1, Coppenbruegge 31863, Germany

    EDITOR—Jørgensen et al show that much published research may be biased.1 The following 10 questions, the result of my experience as a hospital physician, may be a practical way to assess bias.

    1. Is the research conducted by or together with the sponsor?

    2. Is there open access …

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