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  • Contributors AP is the sole author.

  • Funding The author has not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests AP reports grants from NIHR School of Primary Care Research Evidence Synthesis Working Group (NIHR SPCR ESWG project 390), and occasionally receives expenses for teaching evidence-based medicine. AP is an associate editor of BMJ EBM.

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