Research Synthesis Methods

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Volume 8 Issue 4 (December 2017)


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  • Pub Online: Dec 05, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1227 (p 389-391)


Methods for including information from multi‐arm trials in pairwise meta‐analysis

  • Author: Gerta Rücker, Christopher J. Cates, Guido Schwarzer
  • Pub Online: Aug 25, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1259 (p 392-403)


A large‐scale assessment of temporal trends in meta‐analyses using systematic review reports from the Cochrane Library

  • Author: Thomas R. Fanshawe, Luke F. Shaw, Graeme T. Spence
  • Pub Online: May 11, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1238 (p 404-415)

Paule‐Mandel estimators for network meta‐analysis with random inconsistency effects

  • Author: Dan Jackson, Areti Angeliki Veroniki, Martin Law, Andrea C. Tricco, Rose Baker
  • Pub Online: Jun 05, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1244 (p 416-434)

Assessing meta‐regression methods for examining moderator relationships with dependent effect sizes: A M onte C arlo simulation

  • Author: José Antonio López‐López, Wim Van den Noortgate, Emily E. Tanner‐Smith, Sandra Jo Wilson, Mark W. Lipsey
  • Pub Online: May 28, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1245 (p 435-450)

Bayesian one‐step IPD network meta‐analysis of time‐to‐event data using Royston‐Parmar models

  • Author: Suzanne C. Freeman, James R. Carpenter
  • Pub Online: Jul 25, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1253 (p 451-464)

Network meta‐analysis of disconnected networks: How dangerous are random baseline treatment effects?

  • Author: Audrey Béliveau, Sarah Goring, Robert W. Platt, Paul Gustafson
  • Pub Online: Aug 15, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1256 (p 465-474)

Comparison of a full systematic review versus rapid review approaches to assess a newborn screening test for tyrosinemia type 1

  • Author: Sian Taylor‐Phillips, Julia Geppert, Chris Stinton, Karoline Freeman, Samantha Johnson, Hannah Fraser, Paul Sutcliffe, Aileen Clarke
  • Pub Online: Aug 31, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1255 (p 475-484)

Network meta‐analysis including treatment by covariate interactions: Consistency can vary across covariate values

  • Author: Sarah Donegan, Nicky J. Welton, Catrin Tudur Smith, Umberto D'Alessandro, Sofia Dias
  • Pub Online: Aug 23, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1257 (p 485-495)

Adapting realist synthesis methodology: The case of workplace harassment interventions

  • Author: Tracey Carr, Elizabeth Quinlan, Susan Robertson, Angie Gerrard
  • Pub Online: Sep 15, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1261 (p 496-505)

Research Articles

The feasibility of a search filter for the adverse effects of nondrug interventions in MEDLINE and Embase

  • Author: Su Golder, Kath Wright, Yoon K. Loke
  • Pub Online: Oct 11, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1267 (p 506-513)

Resolve conflicting rankings of outcomes in network meta‐analysis: Partial ordering of treatments

  • Author: Gerta Rücker, Guido Schwarzer
  • Pub Online: Oct 17, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1270 (p 526-536)

Software Review

Introduction, comparison, and validation of Meta‐Essentials : A free and simple tool for meta‐analysis

  • Author: Robert Suurmond, Henk Rhee, Tony Hak
  • Pub Online: Sep 29, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1260 (p 537-553)

Article Alert

Article Alerts: Items from 2012

  • Author: Adam R. Hafdahl
  • Pub Online: Oct 18, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1271 (p 554-568)

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