Inspiring us to improve prognosis research

Doug Altman

Doug Altman 1948-2018

Doug was a founding member of the Cochrane Prognosis Methods Group and, with his encouragement, forethought and academic excellence he ensured that it thrived. His passion for prognosis research, his mission to improve reporting and to embark upon systematic reviews of prognosis studies was unprecedented.

He genially challenged our current approaches and made us strive to do better, focusing on research quality and not quantity. Doug’s contribution has shaped and improved prognosis research over the last 30 years.

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