Jayne Tierney and colleagues offer guidance on how to spot a well-designed and well-conducted individual participant data meta-analysis.
Mike Clarke discusses a new systematic review examining studies that involved the selection of outcomes for use in paediatric clinical trials. ... 0 0 Mike Clarke is at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin , Dublin , Ireland - Whealth care of children are hether decisions about the made by parents, carers, health
Nobody should do a new research study, says Clarke, without first systematically reviewing the literature. And journal editors should insist that all research papers are accompanied by an up-to-date systematic review.
In a systematic review of cohort studies, Kerry Dwan and colleagues examine the evidence for selective reporting and discrepancies in analyses between journal publications and other documents for clinical trials. Please see later in the article for the Editors' Summary
Martin Gerdin and colleagues argue that disaster health interventions and decision-making can benefit from an evidence-based approach Please see later in the article for the Editors' Summary
colloquia. Mike Clarke is employed as Director of the UK Cochrane Centre and to work on systematic reviews.This employment depends on the value placed on the work of the Cochrane Collaboration and systematic ... Christian Medical College in Vellore,Tamil Nadu, India, and Coordinator of the South Asian Cochrane Network. Mike Clarke is Director of the UK Cochrane Centre in Oxford, United Kingdom. Sally Green is
Siegfried is a South African Nuffield Medical Fellow at the University of Oxford (Oxford, United Kingdom). Mike Clarke is Director of the United Kingdom Cochrane Centre (Oxford, United Kingdom).The authors ... are involved in the work of the Cochrane Collaboration, but the views expressed in this article are their own and are not necessarily those of the Cochrane Collaboration 1 , Nandi Siegfried , Mike
In three Viewpoints, Sasha Shepperd and colleagues, Geoff Wong, and Aziz Sheikh explore various approaches to help systematic reviewers who wish to review complex health interventions.
Background Clear, transparent, and sufficiently detailed abstracts of conferences and journal articles related to randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are important, because readers often base their assessment of a trial solely on information in the abstract. Here, we extend the CONSORT (Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials) Statement to develop a minimum list of essential...
Alessandro Liberati and colleagues present an Explanation and Elaboration of the PRISMA Statement, updated guidelines for the reporting of systematic reviews and meta-analyses.