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Meta-analysis of intracavitary electrocardiogram guidance for peripherally inserted central catheter placement
( SAGE Publications Ltd , 2019 , Article Review)
Background: Recently, intracavitary electrocardiogram technology has been applied to peripherally inserted central catheter placement and demonstrates many potential advantages. However, the tip positioning accuracy of ...
Metformin is comparable to insulin for pharmacotherapy in gestational diabetes mellitus: A network meta-analysis evaluating 6046 women.
( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
The comparative efficacy of gestational diabetes (GDM) treatments lack conclusive evidence for choice of first-line treatment. The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of metformin and glibenclamide to insulin ...
The risk of developing major depression among individuals with subthreshold depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal cohort studies.
( Cambridge University Press , 2019 , Article)
Studies have consistently shown that subthreshold depression is associated with an increased risk of developing major depression. However, no study has yet calculated a pooled estimate that quantifies the magnitude of this ...
The robust error meta-regression method for dose-response meta-analysis.
( Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins , 2018 , Article)
Dose-response meta-analysis has been widely employed in evidence-based decision-making. Currently, the most popular approach is the one or two-stage generalized least squares for trend model. This approach however has some ...
Methodological issues of systematic reviews and meta-analyses in the field of sleep medicine: A meta-epidemiological study
( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
An increasing number of systematic reviews and meta-analyses (SRMAs) have been published in the field of sleep medicine. We evaluated the methodological issues of these SRMAs. A protocol was developed in advance. Three ...
Arcsine-based transformations for meta-analysis of proportions: Pros, cons, and alternatives
( Wiley Open Access , 2020 , Article)
© 2020 The Authors. Health Science Reports published by Wiley Periodicals LLC. Meta-analyses have been increasingly used to synthesize proportions (eg, disease prevalence) from multiple studies in recent years. Arcsine-based ...
A unified framework for bias assessment in clinical research
( Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins , 2019 , Article)
Methodological flaws, limitations, and inadequate practices in research are well known and pose threats to the internal validity of any research study. However, there are ways of safeguarding research conduct to reduce the ...
Bias Assessment in Outcomes Research: The Role of Relative Versus Absolute Approaches
(2021 , Article)
ObjectivesBias assessment tools vary in content and detail, and the method used for assessment may produce different assessment results in a study if not carefully considered. Therefore, taking an approach to the assessment ...
Effectiveness of Market-Level Biosecurity at Reducing Exposure of Poultry and Humans to Avian Influenza: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
( Oxford University Press , 2018 , Article)
In this study, we aimed to identify the effect of market-level risk factors on avian influenza (AI) infection in poultry and humans and generate evidence that will inform AI prevention and control programs at live bird ...
Rendering the Doi plot properly in meta-analysis.
( International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare , 2018 , Other)