Advertisement
Research Article

Can We Depend on Investigators to Identify and Register Randomized Controlled Trials?

  • Roberta W. Scherer mail,

    rscherer@jhsph.edu

    Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    X
  • Pamela C. Sieving,

    Affiliation: National Institutes of Health Library, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

    X
  • Ann-Margret Ervin,

    Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    X
  • Kay Dickersin

    Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    X
  • Published: September 11, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0044183
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Roberta W. Scherer, Ann-Margret Ervin, Kay Dickersin
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Pamela C. Sieving
National Institutes of Health Library, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: rscherer@jhsph.edu

Competing Interests

One of the co-authors, Roberta Scherer, is a PLoS ONE Editorial Board member. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RWS PS KD AE. Performed the experiments: RWS PS KD AE. Analyzed the data: RWS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KD AE. Wrote the paper: RWS PS KD AE.