Systematic reviews and meta-analysis / Julia H. Littell, Jacqueline Corcoran, Vijayan Pillai.

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Main Author: Littell, Julia H.
Other Authors: Corcoran, Jacqueline
Pillai, Vijayan K.
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series:Pocket guides to social work research methods.
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Physical Description:vi, 202 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Format: Book
Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Formulating a topic and developing a protocol
  • Locating and screening studies
  • Data extraction and study quality assessment
  • Effect size metrics and pooling methods
  • Assessing bias and variations in effects
  • Conclusions
  • Appendices: A: AMSTAR (for assessment of multiple systematic reviews)
  • B: Software for meta-analysis
  • Suggested outline for reporting systematic reviews and meta-analyses
  • Sample search strategy
  • E: Sample data extraction forms
  • Glossary
  • References
  • Index.