Methodological Standards for Meta-Analyses and Qualitative Systematic Reviews of Cardiac Prevention and Treatment Studies
Published: August 07, 2017
- A meta-analysis is a type of systematic review which pools the results of several studies to quantify outcomes of a given treatment, intervention, or effect.
- There are now more than 10,000 meta-analyses and qualitative systematic reviews published annually, roughly double the number published annually just five years ago.
- This Statement aims to be a resource for researchers in cardiovascular sciences to conduct meta-analyses and for readers to critically review published meta-analyses.
- Commentary: Appropriately Timed AHA Statement on Methodological Standards on Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis on Prevention and Treatment Studies by Farid Foroutan, HBSc and Ana Carolina Alba, MD, PhD
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