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Letters Industry funded study data

Study results show it’s time to rethink systematic review methods

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 13 August 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4729
  1. Carl Heneghan, director1
  1. 1Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6GG, UK
  1. carl.heneghan{at}

Rodgers and colleagues’ review of the reporting of outcome data from industry funded studies outlines important issues when undertaking systematic reviews.1

Indeed, the findings that “information from all journal publications and conference abstracts could not …

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