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Douglas G Altman: statistician, researcher, and driving force behind global initiatives to improve the reliability of health research

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: (Published 12 June 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k2588


The scandal of poor medical research


Richard Smith: Medical research—still a scandal


Doug Altman discusses the scandal of medical research

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