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Title Publication bias in meta-analysis : prevention, assessment and adjustments / edited by Hannah R. Rothstein, Alexander J. Sutton, Michael Borenstein
Published Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 356 pages) : illustrations
Contents Evidence concerning the consequences of publication and related biases / Alexander J. Sutton -- Software for publication bias / Michael Borenstein -- Bias in meta-analysis induced by incompletely reported studies / Alexander J. Sutton and Therese D. Pigott -- Assessing the evolution of effect sizes over time / Thomas A. Trikalinos and John P.A. Ioannidis -- Do systematic reviews based on individual patient data offer a means of circumventing biases associated with trial publications? / Lesley Stewart, Jayne Tierney and Sarah Burdett -- Differentiating biases from genuine heterogeneity: distinguishing artifactual from substantive effects / John P.A. Ioannidis -- Beyond conventional publication bias: other determinants of data suppression / Scott D. Halpern and Jesse A. Berlin
Publication bias in meta-analysis / Hannah R. Rothstein, Alexander J. Sutton and Michael Borenstein -- Publication bias: recognizing the problem, understanding its origins and scope, and preventing harm / Kay Dickersin -- Preventing publication bias: registries and prospective meta-analysis / Jesse A. Berlin and Davine Ghersi -- Grey literature and systematic reviews / Sally Hopewell, Mike Clarke and Sue Mallen -- The funnel plot / Jonathan A.C. Sterne, Betsy Jane Becker and Matthias Egger -- Regression methods to detect publication and other bias in meta-analysis / Jonathan A.C. Sterne and Matthias Egger -- Failsafe N or file-drawer number / Betsy Jane Becker -- The trim and fill method / Sue Duval -- Selection method approaches / Larry V. Hedges and Jack Vevea
Summary Publication bias is the tendency to decide to publish a study based on the results of the study, rather than on the basis of its theoretical or methodological quality. It can arise from selective publication of favorable results, or of statistically significant results
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Medicine -- Research -- Evaluation.
Meta-analysis -- Miscellanea.
Meta-analysis.
Meta-Analysis as Topic.
Publication Bias.
Genre/Form Miscellanea.
Trivia and miscellanea.
Form Electronic book
Author Borenstein, Michael.
Rothstein, Hannah.
Sutton, A. J.
Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN 0470870141
047087015X (electronic bk.)
0470870168
1280339888
9780470870143
9780470870150 (electronic bk.)
9780470870167
9781280339882