A Tutorial on Conducting Meta-Analyses of Clinical Outcome Research
- An Introduction to the Theory and Conduct of Meta-Analysis. Willson, Victor L. // Personnel & Guidance Journal;May81, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p582
"Meta-analysis" is defined as a cross-discipline research method. Formally a form of literature review, its primary purpose is the synthesis of research studies already reported. It may be used for description or theory testing, and statistical tests may be applied to the units of analysis,...
- TECHNIQUES OF RESEARCH SYNTHESIS. Carlberg, Conrad G.; Walberg, Herbert J. // Journal of Special Education;Spring84, Vol. 18 Issue 1
Discusses the application of the meta-analysis technique in quantitative synthesis. Merits and flaws of some research synthesis methods compared to meta-analysis; Decisions confronting prospective users of meta-analysis; Tasks typically performed in meta-analysis synthesis; Different problems...
- META-ANALYSIS-AN ABUSE OF RESEARCH INTEGRATION. Eysenck, H.J. // Journal of Special Education;Spring84, Vol. 18 Issue 1
Evaluates various objections to the use of meta-analysis or statistical methods in research integration. Theoretical critique of the meta-analysis with respect to the need for good judgement in the areas of research design and analysis, data quality and causes of failures to replicate;...
- A REVIEW OF META-ANALYTIC TECHNIQUES. Brinberg, David; Jaccard, James // Advances in Consumer Research;1986, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p606
Provides a review of meta-analytic techniques. Integration of research findings; Discussion of narrative and meta-analytic reviews; Role of meta-analysis in researches.
- Potentials and promise. Egger, Matthias; Smith, George Davey // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/22/97, Vol. 315 Issue 7119, p1371
Examines procedures in conducting reliable meta-analyses in medical research. Contributions of meta-analyses in resolving uncertainty and disagreement; Steps involved in meta-analyses; Exploration of heterogeneity between study results; Investigations on the merits and perils of meta-analysis;...
- Bias in location and selection of studies. Egger, Matthias; Smith, George Davey // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);01/03/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7124, p61
Part IV. Examines procedures in conducting reliable meta-analysis in medical research. Publication bias; Bias in location of studies; Biased inclusion criteria; Examination for bias. INSETS: Summary points.;A demonstration of publication bias.;Citation and selection of studies bias..
- Meta-analytic studies of leadership: Added insights or added paradoxes? Klenke, Karin // Current Psychology;Winter93/94, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p326
Examines the extent to which meta-analysis of leadership research fulfills its promise to bring order into a body of literature characterized by inconsistent, equivocal findings. Meta-analyses of leadership theories; Meta-analyses of group characteristics and processes relating to leadership;...
- Meta-Analysis in Clinical Research. L'Abbe, Kristan A.; Detsky, Allan S.; O'Rourke, Keith // Annals of Internal Medicine;Aug87, Vol. 107 Issue 2, p224
Discusses design and statistical issues surrounding the use of meta-analysis in clinical research. Definition of meta-analysis; Main objective of meta-analysis for clinical research; Basis of studies chosen for meta-analysis; Assessment of study quality.
- Schweizer et al (Clin Infect Dis 2014; 58:248â€“59). // Clinical Infectious Diseases;Mar2014, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p754
A correction to the article "Searching for an Optiamal Hand Hygiene Bundle: A Meta-Analysis" by M. L. Schweizer and M. Ohl that was published in the January 15, 2014 issue is presented.