Garbage in, garbage out: Lancet lashes systematic reviews ‘industry’
By Michael Woodhead
19 Nov 2019
Leading medical journal The Lancet has launched an attack on what it calls the systematic review ‘gravy train’ saying it is a fundamentally flawed process due to the inclusion of small, biased trials. In a scathing commentary article, the Lancet’s editor Dr Richard Horton takes aim at the Cochrane Library and funding bodies such as ...