This is Part 2 of a tutorial series on the nonadditivity of correlation coefficients. This time we discuss Fisher r-to-Z and Z-to- 42 more words
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I recently completed a short course on Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis offered by the James P. Grant School of Public Health (11th-13th July). It really helped clarify many of the misconceptions I previously had about scientific papers called systematic reviews. 1,245 more words
Question What is the association between gestational weight gain above or below the Institute of Medicine guidelines and maternal and infant outcomes?
Findings In this systematic review and meta-analysis of 1 309 136 pregnancies, gestational weight gain below recommendations (in 23% of women) was associated with higher risk of small for gestational age (odds ratio , 1.53) and preterm birth (OR, 1.70) and lower risk of large for gestational age (OR, 0.59) and macrosomia (OR, 0.60). 63 more words
Effect of specialist palliative care services on quality of life in adults with advanced incurable illness in hospital, hospice, or community settings: systematic review and meta-analysis
Objective To assess the effect of specialist palliative care on quality of life and additional outcomes relevant to patients in those with advanced illness.
Design… 336 more words
Incretin based treatments and mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis
Objective To assess the impact of incretin based treatment on all cause mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Design Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials. 248 more words