Research Synthesis Methods

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Volume 4 Issue 3 (September 2013)



Less is less: a systematic review of graph use in meta‐analyses

  • Author: Anne H. E. Schild, Martin Voracek
  • Pub Online: Feb 22, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1076 (p 209-219)

‘Clustering’ documents automatically to support scoping reviews of research: a case study

  • Author: Claire Stansfield, James Thomas, Josephine Kavanagh
  • Pub Online: Jul 03, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1082 (p 230-241)

Survey of the methods and reporting practices in published meta‐analyses of test performance: 1987 to 2009

  • Author: Issa J. Dahabreh, Mei Chung, Georgios D. Kitsios, Teruhiko Terasawa, Gowri Raman, Athina Tatsioni, Annette Tobar, Joseph Lau, Thomas A. Trikalinos, Christopher H. Schmid
  • Pub Online: Jul 26, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1083 (p 242-255)

Empirical evaluation of meta‐analytic approaches for nutrient and health outcome dose‐response data

  • Author: Winifred W. Yu, Christopher H. Schmid, Alice H. Lichtenstein, Joseph Lau, Thomas A. Trikalinos
  • Pub Online: Jun 21, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1084 (p 256-268)

A Pocock approach to sequential meta‐analysis of clinical trials

  • Author: Jonathan J Shuster, Josef Neu
  • Pub Online: Jul 25, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1088 (p 269-279)

Method Note

Quality assessment of comparative diagnostic accuracy studies: our experience using a modified version of the QUADAS‐2 tool

  • Author: Ros Wade, Mark Corbett, Alison Eastwood
  • Pub Online: Jun 10, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1080 (p 280-286)


Special issue on inclusion of non‐randomized studies in systematic reviews

  • Author: Barnaby C. Reeves, George A. Wells
  • Pub Online: Aug 07, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1089 (p 287-289)

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