Research Synthesis Methods

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Volume 9 Issue 2 (June 2018)


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  • Pub Online: Jun 04, 2018
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1263 (p 147-147)

Research Articles

A review of methods for comparing treatments evaluated in studies that form disconnected networks of evidence

  • Author: John W. Stevens, Christine Fletcher, Gerald Downey, Anthea Sutton
  • Pub Online: Dec 17, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1278 (p 148-162)

Guidance for deriving and presenting percentage study weights in meta‐analysis of test accuracy studies

  • Author: Danielle L. Burke, Joie Ensor, Kym I.E. Snell, Danielle Windt, Richard D. Riley
  • Pub Online: Jan 08, 2018
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1283 (p 163-178)

A design‐by‐treatment interaction model for network meta‐analysis and meta‐regression with integrated nested Laplace approximations

  • Author: Burak Kürsad Günhan, Tim Friede, Leonhard Held
  • Pub Online: Jan 16, 2018
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1285 (p 179-194)

Supplementary search methods were more effective and offered better value than bibliographic database searching: A case study from public health and environmental enhancement

  • Author: Chris Cooper, Rebecca Lovell, Kerryn Husk, Andrew Booth, Ruth Garside
  • Pub Online: Dec 26, 2017
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1286 (p 195-223)

Rating the quality of a body of evidence on the effectiveness of health and social interventions: A systematic review and mapping of evidence domains

  • Author: Ani Movsisyan, Jane Dennis, Eva Rehfuess, Sean Grant, Paul Montgomery
  • Pub Online: Mar 02, 2018
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1290 (p 224-242)

Graphs of study contributions and covariate distributions for network meta‐regression

  • Author: Sarah Donegan, Sofia Dias, Catrin Tudur‐Smith, Valeria Marinho, Nicky J. Welton
  • Pub Online: Feb 14, 2018
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1292 (p 243-260)

Bayesian multivariate meta‐analysis of multiple factors

  • Author: Lifeng Lin, Haitao Chu
  • Pub Online: Mar 22, 2018
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1293 (p 261-272)

Evidence flowers: An innovative, visual method of presenting “best evidence” summaries to health professional and lay audiences

  • Author: O.O. Babatunde, V. Tan, J.L. Jordan, K. Dziedzic, C.A. Chew‐Graham, C. Jinks, J. Protheroe, D.A. Windt
  • Pub Online: Mar 12, 2018
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1295 (p 273-284)

Meta‐analysis and publication bias: How well does the FAT‐PET‐PEESE procedure work?

  • Author: Nazila Alinaghi, W. Robert Reed
  • Pub Online: May 16, 2018
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1298 (p 285-311)


Meta‐STEPP with random effects

  • Author: Xin Victoria Wang, Bernard Cole, Marco Bonetti, Richard D. Gelber
  • Pub Online: Jan 22, 2018
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1288 (p 312-317)

Article Alerts

Article alerts: Items from 2013

  • Author: Adam R. Hafdahl
  • Pub Online: May 15, 2018
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1299 (p 318-333)

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