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A systematic review is an overview of primary studies that used explicit and reproducible methods. A meta-analysis is a mathematical synthesis of the results of two or more primary studies that addressed the same hypothesis in the same way. Although meta-analysis can increase the precision of a result, it is important to ensure that the methods used for the review were valid and reliable.

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10.1136/bmj.315.7109.672

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
315
Issue:
7109
Pages:
672-675
Publication date:
1997-09-05
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:877cf6b0-657f-4f0a-ba90-b6f2a37c9ed7
Source identifiers:
504243
Local pid:
pubs:504243

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