TITLE

2009 - Interpreting meta-analysis in systematic reviews (Editorial)

AUTHOR(S)
Perera, Rafael
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;2/17/2009, Vol. 150 Issue 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on interpreting meta-analyses by using a systematic review on the effects of pedometers to increase physical activity to illustrate the concepts. A good systematic review includes a thorough search for all studies, an appraisal of their quality, and selection of the better studies for answering the question. There are four basic steps in reading a meta-analysis.
ACCESSION #
36911237

 

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