EBR related publications


Below are listed recent publications that members of EVBRES have highlighted as being relevant to EBR.



Johnson AL, Walters C, Gray H, Torgerson T, Checketts JX, Boose M, Norris B, Vassar M. The use of systematic reviews to justify orthopaedic trauma randomized controlled trials: A cross-sectional analysis. Injury. 2020;51(2):212-217.


Paludan-Müller AS, Ogden MC, Marquardsen M, Vive J, Juhl Jørgensen K, Gøtzsche PC. Do protocols for new randomised trials take previous similar trials into account? Cohort study of contemporary trial protocols. BMJ Open. 2019;9:e026661.

Nyanchoka L, Tudur-Smith C, Thu VN, Iversen V, Tricco AC, Porcher R. A scoping review describes methods used to identify, prioritize and display gaps in health research. J Clin Epidemiol. 2019;109:99-110.

Duyx B, Urlings MJE, Swaen GMH, Bouter LM, Zeegers MP. Selective citation in the literature on the hygiene hypothesis: a citation analysis on the association between infections and rhinitis. BMJ Open. 2019;9(2):e026518.

Joseph PD, Caldwell PH, Barnes EH, Hynes K, Choong CS, Turner S, et al. Completeness of protocols for clinical trials in children submitted to ethics committees. J Paediatr Child Health. 2019;55(3):291-8.

Urlings MJE, Duyx B, Swaen GMH, Bouter LM, Zeegers MP. Selective citation in scientific literature on the human health effects of bisphenol A. Res Integr Peer Rev. 2019;4:6.

Urlings MJE, Duyx B, Swaen GMH, Bouter LM, Zeegers MPA. Citation bias in the literature on dietary trans fatty acids and serum cholesterol. J Clin Epidemiol. 2019;106:88-97.


Bolland MJ, Avenell A, Grey A. Assessment of research waste part 1: an exemplar from examining study design, surrogate and clinical endpoints in studies of calcium intake and vitamin D supplementation. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2018;18(1):103.

Chinnery F, Dunham KM, van der Linden B, Westmore M, Whitlock E. Ensuring value in health-related research. The Lancet. 2018;391(10123):836-7.

Engelking A, Cavar M, Puljak L. The use of systematic reviews to justify anaesthesiology trials: A meta-epidemiological study. Eur J Pain. 2018;22(10):1844-9.

De Meulemeester J, Fedyk M, Jurkovic L, Reaume M, Dowlatshahi D, Stotts G, et al. Many randomized clinical trials may not be justified: a cross-sectional analysis of the ethics and science of randomized clinical trials. J Clin Epidemiol. 2018;97:20-5.

Frank RA, Sharifabadi AD, Salameh JP, McGrath TA, Kraaijpoel N, Dang W, et al. Citation bias in imaging research: are studies with higher diagnostic accuracy estimates cited more often? European radiology. 2018.

Leng RI. A network analysis of the propagation of evidence regarding the effectiveness of fat-controlled diets in the secondary prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD): Selective citation in reviews. PLoS One. 2018;13(5):e0197716.