- Framework of problems / Comprehensive
- Ignores setting or context of included studies which limits review applicability
- Critical thinking about three meta-analyses: can vitamin D alone or with calcium prevent fractures?
|CURRENT MEDICAL RESEARCH AND OPINION
|Year Of Publishing
Vitamins and supplements
Intervention not described / defined
Ignores setting or context of included studies which limits review applicability
Incorrect interpretation or statistical inference error from meta-analysis
|Number of systematic reviews included
|Summary of Findings
|The discussion piece highlights various concerns over the conduct of two of three systematic reviews on vitamin D supplementation on fracture prevention with opposing conclusions published between 2007 to 2018. Concerns include a failure to appropriately define target populations and interventions for included studies and failure to appropriately interpret the conditions under which the conclusions of the review were accurate.
|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?