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Discussion sections in reports of controlled trials published in general medical journals: islands in search of continents? JAMA 280: 280-2.
Cross-sectional study showing the proportion of reports of randomized trials that placed the trial’s findings in the context of a systematic review in the Discussion section, in May 1997

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JAMA for allowing the James Lind Library to link to this and other articles of historical relevance (email to Iain Chalmers from Annette Flanagin, 29 August 2014).