Checklist for robust methodology and statistical analyses?

Recent editorial in the CORR was about EQUATOR guidelines and the editors write: Since reporting guidelines rely on consensual scientific principles and evidence-based research, consulting them before beginning a project will tend to cause clinician scientists to consider why an element of a checklist is included; doing so inevitably results in discussion and consideration of […]

Resentment around arthroscopic surgery

Ardern and co-workers proposed five reasons which would explain the declining worldwide arthroscopic meniscectomy rates (see my previous post on this topic). Among other things they wrote: If one cannot congratulate the funders for limiting arthroscopy, perhaps a broad-based, international consensus on the need for medical reversal was responsible? One might expect such a consensus […]