Meta-analysis is to analysis as meta-physics is to physics

Speroff, Leon
June 2007
Contemporary OB/GYN;Jun2007, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p116
Academic Journal
The author offers insights into the application of meta-analysis on individual clinical trials. He cites several limitations of the statistical method such that the meta-analysis of observational studies requires the authors to make subjective judgments as to which epidemiologic reports can be accomplished into the analysis.


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