Our ScHARR systematic reviewers need to keep abreast of new methodological developments, particularly as we deliver a range of courses such as this month’s three-day Introduction to Systematic Reviews. Here are a few of the references that help to refresh our knowledge pools!
Banzi R, Moja L, Pistotti V, Facchini A, Liberati A (2011). Conceptual frameworks and empirical approaches used to assess the impact of health research: an overview of reviews. Health Res Policy Syst. 9(1):26. [Epub ahead of print]
Bowden J, Tierney JF, Copas AJ et al. (2011) Quantifying, displaying and accounting for heterogeneity in the meta-analysis of RCTs using standard and generalised Q statistics. BMC Medical Research Methodology 11: 41-.
Hoaglin DC, Hawkins N, Jansen JP et al. (June 2011) Conducting Indirect-Treatment-Comparison and Network-Meta-Analysis Studies: Report of the ISPOR Task Force on Indirect Treatment Comparisons Good Research Practices-Part 2. Value in Health 14 (4): 429-437.
Jansen JP, Fleurence R, Devine B et al. (June 2011) Interpreting Indirect Treatment Comparisons and Network Meta-Analysis for Health-Care Decision Making: Report of the ISPOR Task Force on Indirect Treatment Comparisons Good Research Practices: Part 1. Value in Health 14 (4): 417-428.
Pedersen VH, Dagenais P, Lehoux P (2011). Multi-source synthesis of data to inform health policy. Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 27(3):238-46. Epub 2011 Jul 8.
Rücker G, Reiser V, Motschall E, Binder H, Meerpohl JJ, Antes G, Schumacher M. (2011) Boosting qualifies capture-recapture methods for estimating the comprehensiveness of literature searches for systematic reviews. J Clin Epidemiol. Jun 16. [Epub ahead of print]
Sun X, Briel M, Busse JW et al. (2011) The influence of study characteristics on reporting of subgroup analyses in randomised controlled trials: systematic review. BMJ 342: d1569-.
Terwee CB, Mokkink LB, Knol DL, Ostelo RW, Bouter LM, de Vet HC. (2011) Rating the methodological quality in systematic reviews of studies on measurement properties: a scoring system for the COSMIN checklist. Qual Life Res. Jul 6. [Epub ahead of print]