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All interventions differ, although some are more different than others

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It is a well-known statement of statistical wisdom that all treatments differ. We could substitute the word ‘intervention’ or the phrase ‘surgical procedure’ for ‘treatment’ and qualify the word ‘differ’ by, for instance, saying “have different outcomes”. Yet, in doing so we challenge far more than semantics, questioning the relevance of much of the research reported in The Bone and Joint Journal, and the wider medical literature. For example, the DRAFFT study compared the clinical effectiven...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3644-1388
Publisher:
British Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Surgery Publisher's website
Journal:
Bone and Joint Journal Journal website
Volume:
99B
Issue:
9
Pages:
1123-1124
Publication date:
2017-09-01
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EISSN:
2049-4408
ISSN:
2049-4394
Source identifiers:
731317
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pubs:731317
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uuid:b9844b33-b286-4b4b-8e2c-a548fc0a9755
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pubs:731317
Deposit date:
2018-04-04

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