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Hoffmann, T., Glasziou, P., Beller, E., Goldacre, B., & Chalmers, I. (2017). Focus on sharing individual patient data distracts from other ways of improving trial transparency. BMJ, 357. doi: 10.1136/bmj.j2782

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The debate on sharing clinical trial data has been dominated by individual patient data. Tammy Hoffmann and colleagues argue that, although patient level data are important, a focus on the other simpler elements of trial transparency should be the first priority



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