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Study-based registers of randomized controlled trials: Starting a systematic review with data extraction or meta-analysis
Introduction: Despite years of use of study-based registers for storing reports of randomized controlled trials, the methodology used in developing such registers/databases has not been documented. Such registers are ...
A bibliometric trend analysis of regenerative medicine research output in Iran: Comparison with the global research output
This report is a bibliometric analysis of the growth rates of publications in the field regenerative medicine in Iran and compares these rates with the rates in other regions of the world. PubMed database was used for ...
Why Cochrane should prioritise sharing data
Packer1 says that the one who submits a research for public good should be ready to receive a request for data sharing for examination and re-analysis and that tax payers assume that a national agency is checking such data ...
How do the study-based registers reduce waste in systematic reviewing?
Background: Study-based registers are one of the oldest living tools used in preparation of systematic reviews/overviews, and are maintained by a Cochrane Information Specialist. These registers remove the burden of ...
Building a new economic evaluation database for the cochrane schizophrenia group: Searching the HEED, NHS EED, CEA registry and economic literature
The Cochrane Schizophrenia Group formed in 1994 is part of the Cochrane Collaboration and is located at the University of Nottingham. It is also part of the Institute of Mental Health based at Nottingham. The Cochrane ...
Aggregator: a machine learning approach to identifying MEDLINE articles that derive from the same underlying clinical trial
OBJECTIVEIt is important to identify separate publications that report outcomes from the same underlying clinical trial, in order to avoid over-counting these as independent pieces of evidence.METHODSWe created positive ...
Cochrane schizophrenia group
Cochrane systematic reviewing for the uninitiated: An interactive demo
Background: Systematic reviews completed meticulously provide the highest quality of evidence. This process is laborious (hundreds to thousands of man-hours), time consuming (~2 years to publication) and requires an active, ...