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Are potentially clinically meaningful benefits misinterpreted in cardiovascular randomized trials? A systematic examination of statistical significance, clinical significance, and authors’ conclusions

  • G. Michael Allan1Email author,
  • Caitlin R. Finley1,
  • James McCormack2,
  • Vivek Kumar1,
  • Simon Kwong1,
  • Emelie Braschi3,
  • Christina Korownyk1,
  • Michael R. Kolber1,
  • Adriennne J. Lindblad1,
  • Oksana Babenko4 and
  • Scott Garrison1
BMC Medicine201715:58

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12916-017-0821-9

Received: 13 November 2016

Accepted: 16 February 2017

Published: 20 March 2017

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Open Peer Review reports

Pre-publication versions of this article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting info@biomedcentral.com.

Original Submission
13 Nov 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
2 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Werner Vach
22 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Wendy Parulekar
23 Jan 2017 Author responded Author comments - Gary Allan
Resubmission - Version 2
23 Jan 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
13 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Werner Vach
13 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Wendy Parulekar
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
Publishing
16 Feb 2017 Editorially accepted
20 Mar 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12916-017-0821-9

How does Open Peer Review work?

Open peer review is a system where authors know who the reviewers are, and the reviewers know who the authors are. If the manuscript is accepted, the named reviewer reports are published alongside the article. Pre-publication versions of the article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting info@biomedcentral.com. All previous versions of the manuscript and all author responses to the reviewers are also available.

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Evidence-Based Medicine, Department of Family Medicine - Research Program, University of Alberta
(2)
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia
(3)
Family Medicine, McGill University
(4)
Medical Education, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta

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