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Pressure Grows On Lancet To Review "Flawed" PACE Trial

Friday 24 August 2018

 

From The BMJ:

 

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Pressure grows on Lancet to review “flawed” PACE trial

BMJ 2018; 362 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k3621 (Published 22 August 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;362:k3621
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Re: Pressure grows on Lancet to review “flawed” PACE trial

23 August 2018
Polly J Moyer
Patient advocate
Bristol, UK

Another aspect that may be behind a smoke screen is that of fully informed consent. Presumably the participants in the PACE trial gave this prior to participation. But if the parameters for recovery and/or improvement were changed after the data was collected, wouldn’t this render previous informed consent null and void and, therefore, negate the trial results a priori?

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