Research Synthesis Methods

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Volume 5 Issue 1 (March 2014)



Potential uses of Bayesian networks as tools for synthesis of systematic reviews of complex interventions

  • Author: G. B. Stewart, K. Mengersen, N. Meader
  • Pub Online: Aug 07, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1087 (p 1-12)

Robust variance estimation with dependent effect sizes: practical considerations including a software tutorial in Stata and spss

  • Author: Emily E. Tanner‐Smith, Elizabeth Tipton
  • Pub Online: Aug 14, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1091 (p 13-30)

Pinpointing needles in giant haystacks: use of text mining to reduce impractical screening workload in extremely large scoping reviews

  • Author: Ian Shemilt, Antonia Simon, Gareth J. Hollands, Theresa M. Marteau, David Ogilvie, Alison O'Mara‐Eves, Michael P. Kelly, James Thomas
  • Pub Online: Aug 23, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1093 (p 31-49)

Techniques for identifying cross‐disciplinary and ‘hard‐to‐detect’ evidence for systematic review

  • Author: Alison O'Mara‐Eves, Ginny Brunton, David McDaid, Josephine Kavanagh, Sandy Oliver, James Thomas
  • Pub Online: Aug 23, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1094 (p 50-59)

Meta‐regression approximations to reduce publication selection bias

  • Author: T. D. Stanley, Hristos Doucouliagos
  • Pub Online: Sep 03, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1095 (p 60-78)

Method Note

Assessing baseline imbalance in randomised trials: implications for the Cochrane risk of bias tool

  • Author: Mark S. Corbett, Julian P. T. Higgins, Nerys F. Woolacott
  • Pub Online: Aug 01, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1090 (p 79-85)

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