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General medicine
When to include clinical study reports and regulatory documents in systematic reviews

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  • Tom Jefferson Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Primary Sciences Division, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK Acute Respiratory Infections Group, Cochrane PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Peter Doshi Acute Respiratory Infections Group, Cochrane Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Isabelle Boutron METHODs team, Centre of Research in Epidemiology and Statistics Sorbonne Paris Cité, INSERM UMR 1153, University Paris Descartes, Paris, France Risk of Bias Methods group, Cochrane PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Su Golder Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK Adverse Effects Methods Group, Cochrane PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Carl Heneghan Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Primary Sciences Division, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK Acute Respiratory Infections Group, Cochrane PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Alex Hodkinson Centre for Primary Care, Division of Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mark Jones Acute Respiratory Infections Group, Cochrane School of Public Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Carol Lefebvre Lefebvre Associates Ltd, Oxford, UK Information Retrieval Methods Group, Cochrane PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Lesley A Stewart Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York, UK IPD meta-analysis group, Cochrane PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Tom Jefferson, Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Primary Sciences Division, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6GG, UK; jefferson.tom{at}gmail.com

Citation

Jefferson T, Doshi P, Boutron I, et al
When to include clinical study reports and regulatory documents in systematic reviews

Publication history

  • Accepted August 25, 2018
  • First published October 11, 2018.

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