Negative results: why do they need to be published?

Authors

  • Peter Sandercock


  • Conflict of interest: None declared.

Correspondence: Peter Sandercock, Division of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Bramwell Dott Building, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK.

Email: peter.sandercock@ed.ac.uk

Twitter: @IST_3

Abstract

This short narrative review article defines ‘negative results’ and cites several ethical and scientific reasons why such studies should be made publicly available.

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