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Side effects are under-reported in peer reviewed journals

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i5075 (Published 21 September 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i5075
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. London

Much of the information on adverse events remains unpublished, a systematic review of the evidence published in Plos Medicine has found.

Su Golder, from the University of York, and colleagues reviewed 28 studies that compared published journal articles with unpublished information on the same trials gathered from conference reports, drug companies’ clinical study reports, …

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