Research Synthesis Methods

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Volume 3 Issue 3 (September 2012)



Costing program implementation using systematic reviews: interventions for the prevention of adolescent depression

  • Author: Ian Shemilt, Jeffrey C. Valentine, Patrick Pössel, Miranda Mugford, Don T. Wooldridge
  • Pub Online: May 20, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1041 (p 191-201)

Handsearching did not yield additional unique FDG‐PET diagnostic test accuracy studies compared with electronic searches: a preliminary investigation

  • Author: Julie Glanville, Maria Cikalo, Fay Crawford, Marshall Dozier, Heather McIntosh
  • Pub Online: Jun 14, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1046 (p 202-213)

GOSH – a graphical display of study heterogeneity

  • Author: Ingram Olkin, Issa J. Dahabreh, Thomas A. Trikalinos
  • Pub Online: Sep 11, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1053 (p 214-223)

A standardized mean difference effect size for single case designs

  • Author: Larry V. Hedges, James E. Pustejovsky, William R. Shadish
  • Pub Online: Aug 14, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1052 (p 224-239)

Semiparametric hazard function estimation in meta‐analysis for time to event data

  • Author: Jixian Wang
  • Pub Online: Jul 19, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1047 (p 240-249)

Methods Notes

Retrieving treatment and control proportions from incomplete summary data in meta‐analysis

  • Author: Ingram Olkin
  • Pub Online: Jun 08, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1043 (p 250-254)


Linear inference for mixed treatment comparison meta‐analysis: a two‐stage approach

  • Author: Guobing Lu, Nicky J. Welton, Julian P. T. Higgins, Ian R. White, A. E. Ades
  • Pub Online: Sep 18, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1059 (p 255-255)

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