The Resource Systematic Reviews in Health Care : Meta-Analysis in Context

Systematic Reviews in Health Care : Meta-Analysis in Context

Label
Systematic Reviews in Health Care : Meta-Analysis in Context
Title
Systematic Reviews in Health Care
Title remainder
Meta-Analysis in Context
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The second edition of this best-selling book has been thoroughly revised and expanded to reflect the significant changes and advances made in systematic reviewing. New features include discussion on the rationale, meta-analyses of prognostic and diagnostic studies and software, and the use of systematic reviews in practice
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
  • 362.1068
  • 610.72
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • R853.S94
  • R853.S94 .S97 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Systematic Reviews in Health Care : Meta-Analysis in Context
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contributors; Foreword; Introduction; 1: Rationale, potentials, and promise of systematic reviews; 2: Principles of and procedures for systematic reviews; 3: Problems and limitations in conducting systematic reviews; 4: Identifying randomised trials; 5: Assessing the quality of randomised controlled trials; 6: Obtaining individual patient data from randomised controlled trials; 7: Assessing the quality of reports of systematic reviews: the Quorom statement compared to other tools; 8: Going beyond the grand mean: subgroup analysis in meta-analysis of randomised trials
  • 16: Effect measures for meta-analysis of trials with binary outcomes17: Meta-analysis software; 18: Meta-analysis in Stata; 19: Applying the results of systematic reviews at the bedside; 20: Numbers needed to treat derived from meta-analyses: pitfalls and cautions; 21: Using systematic reviews in clinical guideline development; 22: Using systematic reviews for evidence based policy making; 23: Using systematic reviews for economic evaluation; 24: Using systematic reviews and registers of ongoing trials for scientific and ethical trial design, monitoring, and report
  • 25: The Cochrane Collaboration in the 20th century26: The Cochrane Collaboration in the 21st century: ten challenges and one reason why they must be met; Index
  • 9: Why and how sources of heterogeneity should be investigated10: Analysing the relationship between treatment benefit and underlying risk: precautions and recommendations; 11: Investigating and dealing with publication and other biases; 12: Systematic reviews of observational studies; 13: Systematic reviews of evaluations of prognostic variables; 14: Systematic reviews of evaluations of diagnostic and screening tests; 15: Statistical methods for examining heterogeneity and combining results from several studies in meta-analysis
Control code
ocn781279555
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (508 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470693148
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36032487
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)781279555
  • pebcs0470693142

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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