Research Synthesis Methods

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Volume 10 Issue 4 (December 2019)


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  • Pub Online: Jan 06, 2020
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1309 (p 485-485)


Meta‐analysis and Mendelian randomization: A review

  • Author: Jack Bowden, Michael V. Holmes
  • Pub Online: Apr 23, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1346 (p 486-496)

Research Articles

A kinked meta‐regression model for publication bias correction

  • Author: Heiko Rachinger, Pedro R. D. Bom
  • Pub Online: Aug 19, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1352 (p 497-514)

A new justification of the Hartung‐Knapp method for random‐effects meta‐analysis based on weighted least squares regression

  • Author: Robbie C. M. Aert, Dan Jackson
  • Pub Online: Aug 14, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1356 (p 515-527)

Meta‐analysis of full ROC curves: Additional flexibility by using semiparametric distributions of diagnostic test values

  • Author: Annika Hoyer, Oliver Kuss
  • Pub Online: Aug 05, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1364 (p 528-538)

The value of a second reviewer for study selection in systematic reviews

  • Author: Carolyn R.T. Stoll, Sonya Izadi, Susan Fowler, Paige Green, Jerry Suls, Graham A. Colditz
  • Pub Online: Jul 18, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1369 (p 539-545)

Assessing the impact of a matching‐adjusted indirect comparison in a Bayesian network meta‐analysis

  • Author: Joy Leahy, Cathal Walsh
  • Pub Online: Oct 14, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1372 (p 546-568)

MetaInsight: An interactive web‐based tool for analyzing, interrogating, and visualizing network meta‐analyses using R‐shiny and netmeta

  • Author: Rhiannon K. Owen, Naomi Bradbury, Yiqiao Xin, Nicola Cooper, Alex Sutton
  • Pub Online: Oct 11, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1373 (p 569-581)

A novel approach for identifying and addressing case‐mix heterogeneity in individual participant data meta‐analysis

  • Author: Tat‐Thang Vo, Raphael Porcher, Anna Chaimani, Stijn Vansteelandt
  • Pub Online: Dec 02, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1382 (p 582-596)

Comparison of information sources used in Cochrane and non‐Cochrane systematic reviews: A case study in the field of anesthesiology and pain

  • Author: Marina Biocic, Mahir Fidahic, Karla Cikes, Livia Puljak
  • Pub Online: Sep 13, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1375 (p 597-605)


revtools: An R package to support article screening for evidence synthesis

  • Author: Martin J. Westgate
  • Pub Online: Oct 18, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1374 (p 606-614)


Difficulties arising in reimbursement recommendations on new medicines due to inadequate reporting of population adjustment indirect comparison methods

  • Author: Eileen M. Holmes, Joy Leahy, Cathal D. Walsh, Arthur White, Peter T. Donnan, Felicity Lamrock
  • Pub Online: Jul 29, 2019
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1368 (p 615-617)

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