Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 40, Issue 1, pp 99–101 | Cite as

Research accomplishments that are too good to be true

What's New in Intensive Care


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Medicine, Stanford Prevention Research CenterStanford University School of MedicineStanfordUSA
  2. 2.Department of Health Research and PolicyStanford University School of MedicineStanfordUSA
  3. 3.Department of StatisticsStanford University School of Humanities and SciencesStanfordUSA

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