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Tools for Those Who Summarize the Evidence Base

Resources and networking for those who conduct or interpret meta-analyses related to any phenomenon that is gauged in multiple studies.

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Jun 8, 2011
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Is a RCT really the "gold standard?"

The usefulness of meta-analyses and systematic reviews has become increasingly important. Yet, completing a rigorous review of the literature prior to or following a randomized controlled trial (RCT) does not appear to be as highly regarded. We, as a scientific community, tend to hold RCTs and their subsequent outcomes as the superior process of acquiring new knowledge; however, sound science has a clear methodological sequence of events, including attention to the preexisting evidence. Both…See More
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Finding Relevant Literature

Techniques and tips for finding the most relevant published or unpublished (gray) studies that examine a given phenomenon and that may serve as the data for a meta-analysis.
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Science and Meta-Analysis

This group is meant for issues related to the place of meta-analytic studies in the larger endeavor of science.
Feb 2, 2011
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Jan 25, 2011

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