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Systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy.

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More and more systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy studies are being published, but they can be methodologically challenging. In this paper, the authors present some of the recent developments in the methodology for conducting systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy studies. Restrictive electronic search filters are discouraged, as is the use of summary quality scores. Methods for meta-analysis should take into account the paired nature of the estimates and their dependence o...

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Journal:
Annals of internal medicine
Volume:
149
Issue:
12
Pages:
889-897
Publication date:
2008-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1539-3704
ISSN:
0003-4819
URN:
uuid:7c969c71-3589-4493-ba3c-59ed7525059a
Source identifiers:
251669
Local pid:
pubs:251669

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