TITLE

2009 - The devil is in the details...or not? A primer on individual patient data meta-analysis (Editorial)

AUTHOR(S)
Sud, Sachin; Douketis, James
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;7/21/2009, Vol. 151 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author discusses individual patient data (IPD) meta-analysis. The author says IPD meta-analysis uses far richer data than conventional meta-analysis. In IPD meta-analysis original data for individual patients are collected for multiple studies from primary investigators using a predetermined protocol.
ACCESSION #
43797537

 

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