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ROBINS-I: a tool for assessing risk of bias in non-randomized studies of interventions

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Non-randomised studies of the effects of interventions are critical to many areas of healthcare evaluation, but their results may be biased. It is therefore important to understand and appraise their strengths and weaknesses. We developed ROBINS-I (“Risk Of Bias In Non-randomised Studies - of Interventions”), a new tool for evaluating risk of bias in estimates of the comparative effectiveness (harm or benefit) of interventions from studies that did not use randomisation to allocate units (ind...

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Grant:
Methods Innovation Fund
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Journal website
Volume:
355
Article number:
i4919
Publication date:
2016-01-01
Acceptance date:
2016-08-10
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ISSN:
1756-1833
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638399
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pubs:638399
Deposit date:
2016-08-12

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