Skip to content

BMJ Editorial: “Selective clinical trial reporting: betraying trial participants, harming patients”

An editorial in the BMJ this week discusses some of the harms associated with selective clinical trial reporting… specifically relating to trials of cardiovascular devices.

To support the points made in the editorial, the author quotes a letter from the AllTrials campaign (a high profile campaign for public registration and reporting of all trial results), which reads:

“The world is moving towards a recognition that hiding information about what was done and what was found in clinical trials is an abuse of trial participants’ trust and exposes patients to unnecessary harm.”

Aspire Scientific Ltd View All

Ryan co-runs Aspire Scientific, a dynamic, forward-thinking medical writing agency. Ryan has a passion for innovation, science and ethical communication.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: