Accentuate the positive? The negative role of bias

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In spite of authors' best efforts, bias can creep unbidden and unseen into the medical literature. Although it is not necessarily easy to control for bias, authors must at least be aware of some of the biases that may be present in order to account for them in the critical evaluation and in order to think about better study design for the future.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)690-691
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • Recall bias
  • Reporting bias
  • Selection bias
  • Susceptibility bias

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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