Dead Letter Office - ScienceDirect
peter.suber's bookmarks 2019-08-04
"The U.S. Postal Service started a Dead Letter Office in 1825 to handle undeliverable mail. By 2006, approximately 90 million undeliverable items ended up in the office. In the medical literature, the Dead Letter Office is a repository of clinical trials that have not been published....
Thus, today, I am pleased to note that the Dead Letter Office at JACC: Heart Failure is open, and presenting as the first delivered “letter,” the REVIVE study by Packer and colleagues. Our intention is to welcome trials such as these with an encouraging home, so that the many clinicians, care providers, and patients participating in trials can benefit from the results, at a much greater detail than seen before...."