- Framework of problems /
- Incorrect inclusion of individual studies and methodological flaws in systematic review and meta-analysis
|BRITISH JOURNAL OF GENERAL PRACTICE
|Year Of Publishing
Errors in study inclusion or omission of relevant studies
Inadequate analysis of heterogeneity
Errors in effect estimate calculations or data synthesis
Data extraction errors and double counting
|Number of systematic reviews included
|Summary of Findings
|The authors highlight concerns in the conduct of one systematic review published in the British Journal of General Practice over double counting; erroneous study inclusion; inadequate analysis of heterogeneity and error in statistical effect calculation
|Did the article find that the problem(s) led to qualitative changes in interpretation of the results?
|Are the methods of the article described in enough detail to replicate the study?