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    • Authors seldom report the most patient-important outcomes and absolute effect measures in systematic review abstracts 

      Agarwal, Arnav; Johnston, Bradley C.; Vernooij, Robin W.M.; Carrasco Labra, Alonso; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Neumann, Ignacio; Akl, Elie A; Sun, Xin; Briel, Matthias; Busse, Jason W.; Ebrahim, Shanil; Granados, Carlos E.; Iorio, Alfonso; Irfan, Affan; Martínez G (Elsevier USA, 2017)
      © 2016 Elsevier Inc. Objectives Explicit reporting of absolute measures is important to ensure treatment effects are correctly interpreted. We examined the extent to which authors report absolute effects for patient-important ...
    • 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 ...