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A textual entity addressing a shortcoming or bias of a study design or execution.

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Author guidelines published by The Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. (

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study limitations textual entity

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Excerpt from the Limitations section of Fermann et al 2015, Acad Emerg Med. 2015 Mar; 22(3): 299–307 ( Owing to the nature of a post hoc study, any significant values must be interpreted with caution. In the current analysis, no multiple testing was conducted and p-values remain unadjusted. Moreover, a selection bias arising from the randomized open-label design of the original EINSTEIN PE study cannot be ruled out.

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PERSON: Bill Baumgartner

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