To the Editor We were interested to read the recent study by the Colorectal Writing Group for the Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program–Comparative Effectiveness Research Translation Network (SCOAP-CERTAIN) Collaborative1 published in JAMA Surgery. However, we have concerns that the methodologic flaws in the study may lead to inaccurate inferences.
Popoola VO, Lau BD, Haut ER. Misclassification of Acceptable Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis Leading to Flawed Inferences and Recommendations Regarding Prevention Efforts. JAMA Surg. 2016;151(2):197-198. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.3411