Condition category
Not Applicable
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
12/10/2016
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Mrs Susan van Rooyen

ORCID ID

Contact details

BMJ Editorial
BMA House
Tavistock Square
London
WC1H 9JR
United Kingdom
+44 20 7387 4410
svanrooyen@bmj.com

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Effect of blinding and unmasking on the quality of a peer review

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Not applicable

Intervention

Manuscripts were randomised as to whether the reviewers were unmasked, masked, or uniformed that a study was taking place. Two reviewers for each manuscript were randomised to receive either a blinded or an unblinded version.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/04/2000

Overall trial end date

31/05/2001

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/04/2000

Recruitment end date

31/05/2001

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

BMJ Editorial
London
WC1H 9JR
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

NHS R&D Regional Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Executive London

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes

12/10/2016: No publications found in PubMed, verifying study status with principal investigator.