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Transition to Intervention Meta-Analysis

  • Umberto Benedetto
  • Colin Ng
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Abstract

Among the many uses of meta-analyses, it has become an increasingly relevant tool in the assessment of intervention for diseases. This chapter aims to outline the key points in conducting an intervention meta-analysis and explains how to make sense of the results of meta-analyses in understanding the effects of intervention.

Keywords

Intervention Meta-analysis Trials Control Randomized Clinical Evidence-based 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Umberto Benedetto
    • 1
  • Colin Ng
    • 2
  1. 1.Bristol Heart InstituteUniversity of BristolBristolUK
  2. 2.Singapore General HospitalSingaporeSingapore

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