Reporting of conflicts of interest from drug trials in Cochrane reviews: cross sectional study

bmj.com: 8/21/12

Objectives To investigate the degree to which Cochrane reviews of drug interventions published in 2010 reported conflicts of interest from included trials and, among reviews that reported this information, where it was located in the review documents.

Design Cross sectional study.

Data sources Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

Selection criteria Systematic reviews of drug interventions published in 2010 in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, with review content classified as up to date in 2008 or later and with results from one or more randomised controlled trials. Read more