How to Read a Meta-Analysis? A Guideline for Clinicians
Bir Meta-analizi Nasıl Okunur? Klinisyenler için Bir Kılavuz
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Keywords:Forest Plot, funnel plot, meta-analysis
Meta-analysis is a statistical analysis that combines the results of relevant studies performed for same purpose and is used as a tool for evidence-based medicine to support clinical decision making. Because a meta-analysis includes advanced statistical analysis, the report is not easily understandable to clinicians. In this study, we aimed to write a guideline for clinicians to help them understand the statistical analysis part of a meta-analysis and interpret graphs and results of a meta-analysis.
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