Unreported trials a betrayal of patients

MJA Insight, 14 November 2016
Author: Jane McCredie
“Not all journal editors have rigorously enforced the “no-registration-means-no-publication” policy. Around half of the responding editors said that they did not require registration, two-thirds said that they would accept retrospectively registered trials (completely defeating the purpose), and a meagre 18% bothered cross-checking submitted papers against the details in the original registration.”
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