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Acupuncture for chronic knee pain: a randomised clinical trial. Authors’ reply
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    Acupuncture for knee osteoarthritis: reply by Hinman et al still denies real benefits for patients
    • Adrian R White, Honorary University Fellow
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      • Mike Cummings

    We thank Hinman and her colleagues for their considered reply to our letter. We accept that our approach was more informal than their response, but in our defence, we were writing originally for the audience of a general journal, rather than for methodologist and statisticians.

    The main point we wished to make concerns the decision to power a study without any reference to previous literature or pilot data within...

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