Monthly Archives: March 2011

Reporting of conflicts of interest in meta-analyses of trials of pharmacological treatments






CONCLUSION: Among a group of meta-analyses of pharmacological treatments published in high-impact biomedical journals, information concerning primary study funding and author COIs for the included RCTs were only rarely reported. Continue reading

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Does screening for distress efficiently uncover meetable unmet needs in cancer patients?






CONCLUSIONS: Depending on the clinical context, screening might be more efficient if it assessed the unmet need for services rather than distress. More attention should be concentrated on directing patients with meetable unmet needs to available services. Continue reading

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