Monthly Archives: March 2015

Pooling data that are reported inconsistently

Meta-analysis relies on the pooling of data from across studies. This can be a pain because study reports are not usually written with the intention of having their results pooled with other studies. Reports of meta-analyses are sometimes even worse

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Drug prices, lost opportunities, and the real cost of healthcare

Last month, the news was flooded (well, mildly soaked at least) with claims that the NHS is paying too much for drugs. My favourite headline was from the Telegraph, which claimed that researchers thought the ‘NHS should stop buying drugs

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