Do certain countries produce only positive results? A systematic review of controlled trials Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Prostatic Neoplasms
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic

abstract

  • Some countries publish unusually high proportions of positive results. Publication bias is a possible explanation. Researchers undertaking systematic reviews should consider carefully how to manage data from these countries.

publication date

  • January 1998

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S0197-2456(97)00150-5

PubMed ID

  • 9551280

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 159

end page

  • 66

volume

  • 19

number

  • 2