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Randomised or not?
  1. Dubi Lufi,
  2. Jim Parish-Plass
  1. Child and Family Clinic Oranim, Kiryat Tivon, Israel
  1. Correspondence to Dr Dubi Lufi, Child and Family Clinic Oranim, Oranim, Kiryat Tivon 36000, Israel; dubil{at}

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Dear editor

We read with interest the two perspective articles about methylphenidate (MPH) in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) published in the previous issue of Evidence-Based Mental Health.1 ,2 Both papers quote a study we published in 19973 and note that there is an issue about whether it was randomised or not. Our paper was published in 1997, and at that time the requirement for randomisation was different than …

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