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Inconsistency between direct and indirect comparisons of competing interventions: Meta-epidemiological study

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Objective: To investigate the agreement between direct and indirect comparisons of competing healthcare interventions. Design: Meta-epidemiological study based on sample of meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials. Data sources: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and PubMed. Inclusion criteria: Systematic reviews that provided sufficient data for both direct comparison and independent indirect comparisons of two interventions on the basis of a common comparator and in which the odds...

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10.1136/bmj.d4909

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Journal:
BMJ (Online) More from this journal
Volume:
343
Issue:
7821
Publication date:
2011-09-03
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8146
Language:
English
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pubs:323225
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uuid:69b71325-1ceb-405c-9ed8-fd7ac808c1a2
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pubs:323225
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323225
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2013-11-16

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