Need for expertise based randomised controlled trials

P. J. Devereaux, Mohit Bhandari, Mike Clarke, Victor Manuel Montori, Deborah J. Cook, Salim Yusuf, David L. Sackett, Claudio S. Cinà, S. D. Walter, Brian Haynes, Holger J. Schünemann, Geoffrey R. Norman, Gordon H. Guyatt

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Surgical procedures are less likely to be rigorously evidence based than drug treatments because of difficulties with randomisation. Expertise based trials could be the way forward.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)88-91
Number of pages4
JournalBritish Medical Journal
Issue number7482
StatePublished - Jan 8 2005


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Devereaux, P. J., Bhandari, M., Clarke, M., Montori, V. M., Cook, D. J., Yusuf, S., Sackett, D. L., Cinà, C. S., Walter, S. D., Haynes, B., Schünemann, H. J., Norman, G. R., & Guyatt, G. H. (2005). Need for expertise based randomised controlled trials. British Medical Journal, 330(7482), 88-91.