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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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Jun 201817757144322
Jul 201820122678
Aug 20181143840
Sep 20181029233
Oct 2018830833
Nov 2018225910
Dec 2018426219
Jan 20191030221
Feb 2019627222
Mar 20191024322
Apr 2019613514