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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 ...
Development of workable solutions to overcome known limitations of overview methodology
Background: Overviews are a relatively new phenomenon borne out of the need to combine a number of systematic reviews for clinical decision making and policy development. Even though great strides have been made in overview ...
Patient and public involvement in systematic reviews: A systematic review of literature
Background: Patient and public involvement (PPI) is part of any research including the systematic reviews. However, the body of evidence on this matter is not clear about the methods, process and challenges and ...
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