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Randomised trials involving surgery did not routinely report considerations of learning and clustering effects

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To establish current practice of the management of learning and clustering effects, by treating center and surgeon, in the design and analysis of randomized surgical trials.

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The need for more surgical randomized trials is well recognized, and in recent years conduct has grown. Rigorous design, conduct, and analyses of such studies is important. Two methodological challenges are clustering effects, by center or surgeon, and surgi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.jclinepi.2018.11.004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Centre for Statistics in Medicine
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4156-6989
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Funding agency for:
Cook, J
Grant:
MR/K025643/1
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Clinical Epidemiology Journal website
Volume:
107
Pages:
27-35
Publication date:
2018-11-13
Acceptance date:
2018-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1878-5921
ISSN:
0895-4356
Pmid:
30439544
Source identifiers:
946273
Language:
English
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pubs:946273
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uuid:4f49db6b-1e9c-497d-abf8-d4b75cd3657a
Local pid:
pubs:946273
Deposit date:
2018-12-03

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