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Publication Bias MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Publication Bias
Tree Number(s)
L01.737.813
Unique ID
D017594
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017594
Annotation
IM; coord with basis for bias (e.g., FALSE POSITIVE REACTIONS) or milieu (e.g., CLINICAL TRIALS AS TOPIC) if pertinent (IM or NIM)
Scope Note
The influence of study results on the chances of publication and the tendency of investigators, reviewers, and editors to submit or accept manuscripts for publication based on the direction or strength of the study findings. Publication bias has an impact on the interpretation of clinical trials and meta-analyses. Bias can be minimized by insistence by editors on high-quality research, thorough literature reviews, acknowledgement of conflicts of interest, modification of peer review practices, etc.
Previous Indexing
Publishing (1986-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/12/28
Revision Date
2009/07/14
Publication Bias Preferred
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