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Feature Review of the Decade

Five key BMJ research papers to mark the decade

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 12 December 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6888
  1. Elizabeth Loder, head of research
  1. The BMJ
  1. eloder{at}

Elizabeth Loder offers her personal selection of papers that engage and inform readers and inform the debate on healthcare

Many influential and noteworthy articles appear among the several thousand research papers published by The BMJ over the past 10 years, and there is no single way to identify the very best. Greatness isn’t adequately measured by citations, tweets, or media mentions. Here are five papers I think are among the decade’s finest.

CONSORT 2010 statement: updated guidelines

The late Douglas Altman was unquestionably one of the giants of research integrity.1 He was The BMJ …

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