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    • Methodological survey of designed uneven randomization trials (DU-RANDOM): a protocol 

      Wu, Darong; Akl, Elie A.; Guyatt, Gordon H.; Devereaux, Philip J.; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Prediger, Barbara; Patel, Krupesh; Patel, Namrata; Lu, Taoying; Zhang, Yuan; Falavigna, Maicon; Santesso, Nancy; Mustafa, Reem A.; Zhou, Qi; Briel, Matthias; Schünemann, Holger J. (BioMed Central Ltd., 2014)
      Background: Although even randomization (that is, approximately 1:1 randomization ratio in study arms) provides the greatest statistical power, designed uneven randomization (DUR), (for example, 1:2 or 1:3) is used to ...
    • Reporting, handling and assessing the risk of bias associated with missing participant data in systematic reviews: a methodological survey 

      Akl, Elie A.; Carrasco Labra, Alonso; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Neumann, Ignacio; Johnston, Bradley C.; Sun, Xin; Briel, Matthias; Busse, Jason W.; Ebrahim, Shanil; Granados, Carlos E.; Iorio, Alfonso; Irfan, Affan; Martínez García, Laura; Mustafa, Reem A.; Ramírez Morera, Anggie; Selva, Anna; Solà, Iván; Sanabria, Andrea Juliana; Tikkinen, Kari A. O.; Vandvik, Per O.; Vernooij, Robin W. M.; Zazueta, Oscar E.; Zhou, Qi; Guyatt, Gordon H.; Alonso Coello, Pablo (BMJ, 2015)
      Objectives: To describe how systematic reviewers are reporting missing data for dichotomous outcomes, handling them in the analysis and assessing the risk of associated bias. Methods: We searched MEDLINE and the Cochrane ...
    • Systematic reviews experience major limitations in reporting absolute effects 

      Alonso Coello, Pablo; Carrasco Labra, Alonso; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Neumann, Ignacio; Akl, Elie; Vernooij, Robin; Johnston, Brad; Sun, Xin; Briel, Matthias; Busse, Jason; Ebrahim, Shanil; Granados, Carlos; Iorio, Alfonso; Irfan, Affan; Martínez García, Laura; Mustafa, Reem; Ramírez Morers, Anggie; Selva, Anna; Solà, Iván; Sanabria, Andrea; Tikkinen, Kari; Vandvik, Per; Zazueta, Oscar; Zhang, Yuqing; Zhou, Qi; Schünemann, Holger; Guyatt, Gordon H. (Elsevier, 2016)
      Objectives: Expressing treatment effects in relative terms yields larger numbers than expressions in absolute terms, affecting the judgment of the clinicians and patients regarding the treatment options. It is uncertain ...