Research Synthesis Methods

Table of Contents

Volume 6 Issue 1 (March 2015)




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  • Pub Online: Mar 17, 2015
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1137 (p 1-1)

Historical Perspective

A conversation with Joseph Lau

  • Author: Joseph C. Cappelleri, Meghan Ingerick
  • Pub Online: Apr 08, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1116 (p 2-20)

Method Note

Inaccuracy of regression results in replacing bivariate correlations

  • Author: Ariel M. Aloe
  • Pub Online: Oct 02, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1126 (p 21-27)


A Bayesian nonparametric meta‐analysis model

  • Author: George Karabatsos, Elizabeth Talbott, Stephen G. Walker
  • Pub Online: Apr 29, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1117 (p 28-44)

Combining randomized and non‐randomized evidence in clinical research: a review of methods and applications

  • Author: Pablo E. Verde, Christian Ohmann
  • Pub Online: Jun 03, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1122 (p 45-62)

The use of meta‐analytic statistical significance testing

  • Author: Joshua R. Polanin, Terri D. Pigott
  • Pub Online: Aug 06, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1124 (p 63-73)

Finding your way out of the forest without a trail of bread crumbs: development and evaluation of two novel displays of forest plots

  • Author: Anne H. E. Schild, Martin Voracek
  • Pub Online: Aug 14, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1125 (p 74-86)

Reporting standards for literature searches and report inclusion criteria: making research syntheses more transparent and easy to replicate

  • Author: Kayla M. Atkinson, Alison C. Koenka, Carmen E. Sanchez, Hannah Moshontz, Harris Cooper
  • Pub Online: Sep 24, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1127 (p 87-95)

Simultaneous synthesis of treatment effects and mapping to a common scale: an alternative to standardisation

  • Author: A. E. Ades, Guobing Lu, Sofia Dias, Evan Mayo‐Wilson, Daphne Kounali
  • Pub Online: Jan 23, 2015
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1130 (p 96-107)

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