This Week in PLoS Medicine: Clinical prediction research; Improving drug formularies

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A new systematic review and checklist publish this week in PLoS Medicine:

Walter Bouwmeester and colleagues investigated the reporting and methods of prediction studies in six high-impact general medical journals in 2008, and found that the majority of prediction studies do not follow current methodological recommendations.

Gordon Schiff and colleagues Gordon Schiff and colleagues present a new tool and checklist to help formularies make decisions about drug inclusion and to guide rational drug use.

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