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Erratum to: Evaluation of biases present in the cohort multiple randomised controlled trial design: a simulation study

  • Jane Candlish1, 2Email author,
  • Alexander Pate1,
  • Matthew Sperrin1,
  • Tjeerd van Staa1, 3 and
  • on behalf of GetReal Work Package 2
BMC Medical Research MethodologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:47

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12874-017-0326-4

Published: 22 March 2017

The original article was published in BMC Medical Research Methodology 2017 17:17

Erratum

After publication of the original article [1], it came to the authors’ attention that there was an error affecting the References. The published Reference 14 [2] is incorrect, and should have cited a different article by Pate et al. [3].

Pate et al. [3] should have been included in the Reference list as 14, and the subsequent references (and citations within the article text) should have been renumbered.

Notes

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Health eResearch Centre, Farr Institute for Health Informatics Research, University of Manchester
(2)
School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield
(3)
Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University

References

  1. Candlish J, Pate A, Sperrin M, van Staa T, GetReal Work Package 2. Evaluation of biases present in the cohort multiple randomised controlled trial design: a simulation study. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2017;17:17. doi:https://doi.org/10.1186/s12874-017-0295-7.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar
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  3. Pate A, Candlish J, Sperrin M, Van Staa TP. Cohort Multiple Randomised Controlled Trials (cmRCT) design: efficient but biased? A simulation study to evaluate the feasibility of the Cluster cmRCT design. BMC Med Res Meth. 2016;16:109.View ArticleGoogle Scholar

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