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The COMET Handbook: Version 1.0. / Williamson, Paula R; Altman, Douglas G; Blazeby, Jane; Brookes, Sara; Gargon, Elizabeth; Harman, Nicola; Kirkham, Jamie J; McNair, Angus; Schmitt, Jochen; Terwee, Caroline ; Young, Bridget.

In: Trials, Vol. 18(Suppl 3), 280, 20.06.2017.

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Williamson, PR, Altman, DG, Blazeby, J, Brookes, S, Gargon, E, Harman, N, Kirkham, JJ, McNair, A, Schmitt, J, Terwee, C & Young, B 2017, 'The COMET Handbook: Version 1.0', Trials, vol. 18(Suppl 3), 280. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-017-1978-4

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Williamson, P. R., Altman, D. G., Blazeby, J., Brookes, S., Gargon, E., Harman, N., ... Young, B. (2017). The COMET Handbook: Version 1.0. Trials, 18(Suppl 3), [280]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-017-1978-4

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Williamson PR, Altman DG, Blazeby J, Brookes S, Gargon E, Harman N et al. The COMET Handbook: Version 1.0. Trials. 2017 Jun 20;18(Suppl 3). 280. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-017-1978-4

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Williamson, Paula R ; Altman, Douglas G ; Blazeby, Jane ; Brookes, Sara ; Gargon, Elizabeth ; Harman, Nicola ; Kirkham, Jamie J ; McNair, Angus ; Schmitt, Jochen ; Terwee, Caroline ; Young, Bridget. / The COMET Handbook: Version 1.0. In: Trials. 2017 ; Vol. 18(Suppl 3).

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