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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 ...
Supporting effective recruitment in a large rehabilitation trial through a research assistant network
Introduction: Falls in Care Home (FinCH) is a large rehabilitation trial evaluating a falls management approach for care home residents with 10 sites across the UK participating. Recruitment is vital to the success of FinCH ...
Increasing value and reducing waste in data extraction for systematic reviews: Tracking data in data extraction forms
Data extraction is one of the most time-consuming tasks in performing a systematic review. Extraction is often onto some sort of form. Sharing completed forms can be used to check quality and accuracy of extraction or for ...