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An alternative to the hand searching gold standard: validating methodological search filters using relative recall

Margaret Sampson*, Li Zhang, Andra Morrison, Nicholas J Barrowman, Tammy J Clifford, Robert W Platt, Terry P Klassen and David Moher

BMC Medical Research Methodology 2006, 6:33  doi:10.1186/1471-2288-6-33

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Reference for McKibbon

Margaret Sampson   (2006-09-27 14:36)  Chalmers Research Group email

We unintentionally omitted the reference to McKibbon et al. in the background. The articles we are referring to is

McKibbon KA, Haynes RB, Dilks CJ, Ramsden MF, Ryan NC, Baker L, Flemming T, Fitzgerald D: How good are clinical MEDLINE searches? A comparative study of clinical end-user and librarian searches. Comput Biomed Res 1990, 23:583-593.

Margaret Sampson for the authors

Competing interests

None declared

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