NEJM paper retracted for “inaccuracies in the analytic database and data analyses” – Retraction Watch
Until yesterday, the New England Journal of Medicine had retracted solely 24 papers. Now that tally is 25.
As our Ivan Oransky studies at Medscape:
The unique paper discovered that “ambulatory blood-pressure measurements were a stronger predictor of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality than clinic blood-pressure measurements,” the authors wrote. It made a little bit of a splash, and has been cited 190 instances, in response to Clarivate Analytics’ Web of Science, incomes it a “hot paper” and “highly cited paper” designation.
Head over to Medscape to be taught why the paper was retracted.
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