Last June, BMC Medical Research Methodology has published an article by Robbe Saesen et al analyzing clinical trials labeled as “pragmatic” to check if they actually exhibit pragmatic characteristics. In this blog, three authors of the article discuss the relevance of their work.
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A review article recently published in BMC Medical Research Methodology shows that the standard approach for analysing active-control trials can lead to clinically misleading conclusions. The authors argue that the standard approach has been focussing on the wrong thing and that reversing our perspective can lead to different, and better, conclusions.