Research Synthesis Methods

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Volume 8 Issue 3 (September 2017)


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  • Pub Online: Sep 07, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1226 (p 251-253)

Letters to the Editor

Practical challenges of I 2 as a measure of heterogeneity

  • Author: David C. Hoaglin
  • Pub Online: Jun 20, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1251 (p 254-254)

Authors' response to letter to the editor

  • Author: Michael Borenstein, Julian P.T. Higgins, Larry V. Hedges, Hannah R. Rothstein
  • Pub Online: Jun 20, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1249 (p 255-255)


The loss of the NHS EED and DARE databases and the effect on evidence synthesis and evaluation

  • Author: Simon Briscoe, Chris Cooper, Julie Glanville, Carol Lefebvre
  • Pub Online: Mar 07, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1235 (p 256-257)


Estimating data from figures with a Web‐based program: Considerations for a systematic review

  • Author: Brittany U. Burda, Elizabeth A. O'Connor, Elizabeth M. Webber, Nadia Redmond, Leslie A. Perdue
  • Pub Online: Mar 07, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1232 (p 258-262)

Meta‐analysis combining parallel and cross‐over trials with random effects

  • Author: François Curtin
  • Pub Online: Apr 21, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1236 (p 263-274)

Can abstract screening workload be reduced using text mining? User experiences of the tool Rayyan

  • Author: Hanna Olofsson, Agneta Brolund, Christel Hellberg, Rebecca Silverstein, Karin Stenström, Marie Österberg, Jessica Dagerhamn
  • Pub Online: Apr 04, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1237 (p 275-280)

The albatross plot: A novel graphical tool for presenting results of diversely reported studies in a systematic review

  • Author: Sean Harrison, Hayley E. Jones, Richard M. Martin, Sarah J. Lewis, Julian P.T. Higgins
  • Pub Online: Apr 28, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1239 (p 281-289)

Power analysis for random‐effects meta‐analysis

  • Author: Dan Jackson, Rebecca Turner
  • Pub Online: Apr 04, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1240 (p 290-302)

Using the realist perspective to link theory from qualitative evidence synthesis to quantitative studies: Broadening the matrix approach

  • Author: Leonie Grootel, Floryt Wesel, Alison O'Mara‐Eves, James Thomas, Joop Hox, Hennie Boeije
  • Pub Online: Apr 21, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1241 (p 303-311)

Meta‐analysis combining parallel and crossover trials using generalised estimating equation method

  • Author: François Curtin
  • Pub Online: Jun 05, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1242 (p 312-320)

Evaluating the accuracy and economic value of a new test in the absence of a perfect reference test

  • Author: Xuanqian Xie, Alison Sinclair, Nandini Dendukuri
  • Pub Online: May 23, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1243 (p 321-332)

Diagnostics for generalized linear hierarchical models in network meta‐analysis

  • Author: Hong Zhao, James S. Hodges, Bradley P. Carlin
  • Pub Online: Jul 06, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1246 (p 333-342)

Influence diagnostics in meta‐regression model

  • Author: Lei Shi, ShanShan Zuo, Dalei Yu, Xiaohua Zhou
  • Pub Online: Jul 18, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1247 (p 343-354)

Text mining for search term development in systematic reviewing: A discussion of some methods and challenges

  • Author: Claire Stansfield, Alison O'Mara‐Eves, James Thomas
  • Pub Online: Jun 29, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1250 (p 355-365)
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