Long noted diagnostic and reporting bias
was most likely the cause of the 43% rate of coronary artery aneurysms reported in the study by Colomba et al., but said that "it behooves us all to consider Kawasaki disease in the differential when a child has high fever and abdominal pain."
Jefferson's answer to whether we should ignore evidence from journal articles was probably unless urgent steps aren't taken to address the issue of reporting bias
: cherry picking and spin of research findings.
Studies of lubiprostone were limited by possible reporting bias
and showed no clear treatment benefit, the authors state.
The overall quality of the studies was low with selection bias, selective reporting bias
and sponsorship bias concerns.
A clinical study with inappropriate study design may result in multiple biases, such as selection bias, performance bias, attrition bias, detection bias, and reporting bias
[chi.sup.2] = 0.03, df = 3 (P = 1.00); [I.sup.2] = 0% Test for overall effect: Z = 0.10 (P = 0.92) Risk of bias legend (A) Random sequence generation (selection bias) (B) Allocation concealment (selection bias) (C) Blinding of participants and personnel (performance bias) (D) Blinding of outcome assessment (detection bias) (E) Incomplete outcome data (attrition bias) (F) Selective reporting (reporting bias
) (G) Other bias Figure 5: Recurrence rate: forest plot.
Due to existence of subclinical spectrum of Dengue Infection most of the cases do not present to Health care facilities hence, reporting bias
As they analyzed the correlation of 663 neuronal phenotypes with genotypic data from 243 patients and 214 controls, and examined research practices and reporting bias
in neurological disease models, they found that there is no established standard for the reporting of methods nor a defined minimal number of cell lines.
Yes, 235 ways scientists can fool themselves, with sober names such as confounding, selection bias, recall bias, reporting bias
, ascertainment bias, sex bias, cognitive bias, measurement bias, verification bias, publication bias, observer bias, and on and on.
That sort of reporting bias
has been a huge problem with studies of major pharmaceuticals, and the reason is obvious: So much money is at stake with drug studies that researchers may have big incentives to squelch negative results.
Although perhaps due to reporting bias
, there is an increased incidence in Japanese patients.