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PLoS Med. 2016 Jun 21;13(6):e1002049. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002049. eCollection 2016 Jun.

Why Most Clinical Research Is Not Useful.

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1
Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine and Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, United States of America.
2
Meta-Research Innovation Center at Stanford (METRICS), Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, United States of America.

Abstract

John Ioannidis argues that problem base, context placement, information gain, pragmatism, patient centeredness, value for money, feasibility, and transparency define useful clinical research. He suggests most clinical research is not useful and reform is overdue.

PMID:
27328301
PMCID:
PMC4915619
DOI:
10.1371/journal.pmed.1002049
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