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Reporting missing participant data in randomised trials: systematic survey of the methodological literature and a proposed guide

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  • Elie A Akl Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Khaled Shawwa Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Lara A Kahale Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Thomas Agoritsas Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Romina Brignardello-Petersen Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Evidence Based Dentistry Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jason W Busse Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department of Anesthesia, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada The Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Pain Research and Care, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Alonso Carrasco–Labra Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Evidence Based Dentistry Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Shanil Ebrahim Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department of Anesthesia, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada Department of Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada Department of Medicine, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Bradley C Johnston Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Department of Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ignacio Neumann Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ivan Sola Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre, Biomedical Research Institute Sant Pau-CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP- IIB Sant Pau), Barcelona, Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Xin Sun Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Clinical Research and Evaluation Unit, Chinese Evidence-based Medicine Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Per Vandvik Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway Department of Medicine, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Gjøvik, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Yuqing Zhang Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Pablo Alonso-Coello Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre, Biomedical Research Institute Sant Pau-CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP- IIB Sant Pau), Barcelona, Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Gordon H Guyatt Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Elie A Akl; ea32{at}aub.edu.lb
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Akl EA, Shawwa K, Kahale LA, et al
Reporting missing participant data in randomised trials: systematic survey of the methodological literature and a proposed guide

Publication history

  • Received April 19, 2015
  • Revised November 6, 2015
  • Accepted November 9, 2015
  • First published December 30, 2015.
Online issue publication 
December 30, 2015
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