Research Synthesis Methods

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Volume 10 Issue 3 (September 2019)


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  • Pub Online: Sep 09, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1308 (p 309-309)


Systematic reviews in health research

  • Author: Emily E. Tanner‐Smith, Matthias Egger, Julian Higgins
  • Pub Online: Aug 29, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1376 (p 310-311)


Using systematic reviews in guideline development: The GRADE approach

  • Author: Yuan Zhang, Elie A. Akl, Holger J. Schünemann
  • Pub Online: Sep 25, 2018
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1313 (p 312-329)

Best practice guidelines for abstract screening large‐evidence systematic reviews and meta‐analyses

  • Author: Joshua R. Polanin, Terri D. Pigott, Dorothy L. Espelage, Jennifer K. Grotpeter
  • Pub Online: Jun 24, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1354 (p 330-342)

Research Articles

Ranking crop species using mixed treatment comparisons

  • Author: Isabelle Albert, David Makowski
  • Pub Online: Nov 23, 2018
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1328 (p 343-359)

One‐stage random effects meta‐analysis using linear mixed models for aggregate continuous outcome data

  • Author: Katerina Papadimitropoulou, Theo Stijnen, Olaf M. Dekkers, Saskia Cessie
  • Pub Online: Jan 08, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1331 (p 360-375)

Graphical augmentations to sample‐size‐based funnel plot in meta‐analysis

  • Author: Lifeng Lin
  • Pub Online: Feb 07, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1340 (p 376-388)

Developing and testing intervention theory by incorporating a views synthesis into a qualitative comparative analysis of intervention effectiveness

  • Author: G.J. Melendez‐Torres, Katy Sutcliffe, Helen E.D. Burchett, Rebecca Rees, James Thomas
  • Pub Online: Feb 20, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1341 (p 389-397)

Pitfalls of using the risk ratio in meta‐analysis

  • Author: Ilyas Bakbergenuly, David C. Hoaglin, Elena Kulinskaya
  • Pub Online: Apr 11, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1347 (p 398-419)

Potential Technologies Review: A hybrid information retrieval framework to accelerate demand‐pull innovation in biomedical engineering

  • Author: Tom Schmitz, Mark Bukowski, Steffen Koschmieder, Thomas Schmitz‐Rode, Robert Farkas
  • Pub Online: Jun 02, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1350 (p 420-439)

Empirical comparison of univariate and multivariate meta‐analyses in Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth reviews with multiple binary outcomes

  • Author: Malcolm J. Price, Helen A. Blake, Sara Kenyon, Ian R. White, Dan Jackson, Jamie J. Kirkham, James P. Neilson, Jonathan J. Deeks, Richard D. Riley
  • Pub Online: Aug 12, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1353 (p 440-451)

Semiautomated text analytics for qualitative data synthesis

  • Author: Emily Haynes, Ruth Garside, Judith Green, Michael P. Kelly, James Thomas, Cornelia Guell
  • Pub Online: Jul 09, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1361 (p 452-464)

Estimating hazard ratios from published Kaplan‐Meier survival curves: A methods validation study

  • Author: Ronak Saluja, Sierra Cheng, Keemo Althea Santos, Kelvin K.W. Chan
  • Pub Online: Jun 24, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1362 (p 465-475)


Seriously misleading results using inverse of Freeman‐Tukey double arcsine transformation in meta‐analysis of single proportions

  • Author: Guido Schwarzer, Hiam Chemaitelly, Laith J. Abu‐Raddad, Gerta Rücker
  • Pub Online: Apr 23, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1348 (p 476-483)

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