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Comment & Response
July 2019

Correcting Meta-analyses and Reviews Affected by Retracted Research

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  • 1Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 2Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, Scotland
JAMA Intern Med. 2019;179(7):1005. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.1875

To the Editor In their recently published Research Letter, Garmendia and colleagues1 highlight the adverse effects of the inclusion of publications with falsified data on meta-analyses. Because meta-analyses and clinical reviews influence clinical practice and future research, a critical question is how this literature should be corrected when it includes unreliable data.

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