Research Synthesis Methods

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Volume 5 Issue 3 (September 2014)


Invited Review

Methodological approaches in conducting overviews: current state in HTA agencies

  • Author: Dawid Pieper, Sunya‐Lee Antoine, Jana‐Carina Morfeld, Tim Mathes, Michaela Eikermann
  • Pub Online: Dec 10, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1107 (p 187-199)


Practicalities of using a modified version of the Cochrane Collaboration risk of bias tool for randomised and non‐randomised study designs applied in a health technology assessment setting

  • Author: Clare Robertson, Craig Ramsay, Tara Gurung, Graham Mowatt, Robert Pickard, Pawana Sharma, 
  • Pub Online: Nov 14, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1102 (p 200-211)

Trial sequential methods for meta‐analysis

  • Author: Elena Kulinskaya, John Wood
  • Pub Online: Nov 28, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1104 (p 212-220)

Searching for grey literature for systematic reviews: challenges and benefits

  • Author: Quenby Mahood, Dwayne Van Eerd, Emma Irvin
  • Pub Online: Dec 06, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1106 (p 221-234)

The impact of multiple endpoint dependency on Q and I 2 in meta‐analysis

  • Author: Christopher Glen Thompson, Betsy Jane Becker
  • Pub Online: Feb 14, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1110 (p 235-253)

Learning by doing—teaching systematic review methods in 8 weeks

  • Author: Tianjing Li, Ian J. Saldanha, S. Swaroop Vedula, Tsung Yu, Lori Rosman, Claire Twose, Steven N. Goodman, Kay Dickersin
  • Pub Online: Feb 14, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1111 (p 254-263)

A multivariate model for the meta‐analysis of study level survival data at multiple times

  • Author: Dan Jackson, Katie Rollins, Patrick Coughlin
  • Pub Online: Feb 27, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1112 (p 264-272)

Clinical trial registries are of minimal use for identifying selective outcome and analysis reporting

  • Author: Susan L. Norris, Haley K. Holmer, Rongwei Fu, Lauren A. Ogden, Meera S. Viswanathan, Ahmed M. Abou‐Setta
  • Pub Online: Mar 11, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1113 (p 273-284)

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