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Towards evidence-based medicine for paediatricians
  1. Bob Phillips
  1. Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York Alcuin College, York, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Bob Phillips, Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York Alcuin College, York YO10 5DD, UK; bob.phillips{at}doctors.org.uk

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Reliable

If something is described as ‘reliable’, what springs to mind? Dull but dependable? Solid and sure? It is a word that gets bandied about with respect to clinical studies, and I have often wondered quite what the user of the word means, apart from some kind of overarching sense of 'good science stuff'.

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