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If so, what can be the "C" here? Only control? Thanks.
03 April 2014 6,566 3 View
Can systematic reviews and meta-analyses be used to determine and confirm the best (or optimal) technique / device of treatment?
03 April 2014 4,708 4 View
There are some questions on RG about EBM (e.g. Rachel E Patzer: What proportion of medicine is evidence-based). In a lot of such discussions one can find critics. My motivation is to develop a...
03 April 2014 9,206 62 View
Colleagues, I am conducting a meta-analysis and our effect size metric is r. I would like to hear your opinions on including standardized regression beta weights as a substitute for r when r is...
02 March 2014 7,171 9 View
One of purposes of joining some scientific websites like researchgate is to know other researchers with the same interests. Does anybody have an experience of finding another researcher who could...
02 March 2014 8,695 6 View
I'm conducting a review with a set of studies reporting only a primary outcome and many predictor variables. Is it possible to easily perform a metaregression to assess the effect of predictors on...
02 March 2014 2,329 8 View
I have multiple outcome measures (HDL, LDL, TG & Total cholesterol) that are measured before, at the end, and a month after an intervention and I would like to perform meta-analysis.
01 February 2014 8,511 2 View
I know of three Meta-Analysis on the subject but no Meta-Synthesis.
01 February 2014 602 3 View
I would like to investigate if the incidence of an outcome that occurred during childhood has changed across the last decade. However, the studies reviewed investigated such outcomes...
01 February 2014 5,786 1 View
Every year we discuss a lot about meta-analyses with our master classes. The more we discuss this topic the more problems are coming up. Despite there are a lot of technical improvements in that...
01 February 2014 1,029 6 View
I'm working in a set of studies with both retro and prospective design. Maybe I could perform two different analysis?
01 February 2014 8,176 3 View
I got a bacterial isolate databank form 7 studies, all from the same laboratory and from the same advisor (low inter-studies heterogenity), and I'm now finishing a paper on it. Is this considered...
01 February 2014 6,751 3 View
This is the software for meta-analysis.
31 December 2013 9,568 2 View
I'm looking for this manual by Rosemberg et al. may anyone help me?
31 December 2013 4,606 1 View
I am conducting a systematic review of a diagnostic test and some of the original research using latent class analysis as the "reference test". When using QUADAS2 as the tool for risk of bias...
31 December 2013 2,709 1 View
I want to do a meta-analysis of the association of a certain gene with RA worldwide.
10 November 2013 8,192 1 View
Also, can I perform this analysis on SPSS?
10 November 2013 2,874 2 View
I am trying to look at the association between a polymorphism and risk of cancer incidence by a meta-analysis. However for some studies we do not have the complete genotype information for the...
10 November 2013 7,691 1 View
I am trying to create a forest plot for a sample of University Students. As the studies were having only an experimental group, no control group. I would like to use sample size for each study to...
09 October 2013 6,516 3 View
Can someone guide me in the direction of an elaborate paper or literature on a detailed step by step guide of how to conduct a meta analysis, especially if it is for observational studies.
09 October 2013 3,239 3 View
I do not feel comfortable reporting results when less than 3 studies are included in a particular subgroup, yet I cannot seem to find any literature indicating limits in this respect.
07 August 2013 1,144 4 View
In systems biology, most of the time its needed to integrate several layers of information (e.g. genomics, proteomics and transcriptomics). There is software in some levels for example...
07 August 2013 2,318 19 View
I am hoping to conduct a meta-analysis and was wondering what the best checklist out there to assess the quality of a paper. I have found a few, but some are not pertinent to my research. While...
07 August 2013 2,814 12 View