II - Methodology
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The general question is: did the researchers do a good job conducting the research?
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Did the review explicitly address a sensible clinical question?
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1. Are the patients, interventions, comparators and final consequences sufficiently homogeneous to be included in a single analysis?
Was the search for relevant studies detailed and exhaustive?
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2. Were several electronic databases used?
3. Did researchers make additional efforts to find studies (handsearching references, contacting experts, looking through relevant conferences abstract books, and other forms of grey literature)?
Were primary studies of high methodological quality?
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4. Did researchers assess the risk of bias of included studies?
5. Was the methodological quality of most included studies high?
Were assessment of studies reproducible?
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6. Was study selection and assessment performed by more than one reviewer?
Is there a concern about reporting bias?
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7. Did the reviewer find unpublished studies and, if so, were they able to retrieve their results?
8. Is the funnel plot symmetrical around the combined effect?
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