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Overviews of reviews often have limited rigor: a systematic review.
OBJECTIVE To examine published overviews of systematic reviews in terms of descriptive and methodological characteristics. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING MEDLINE, Database of Abstracts of Reviews ofExpand
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Systematic review finds overlapping reviews were not mentioned in every other overview.
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to determine if the authors mention overlapping reviews in overviews (reviews of reviews). In addition, we aimed to calculate the actual overlap inExpand
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Registry-based randomized controlled trials merged the strength of randomized controlled trails and observational studies and give rise to more pragmatic trials.
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to analyze the features of registry-based randomized trials (rRCTs). STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING We systematically searched PubMed for rRCTs. Study selectionExpand
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Systematic review found AMSTAR, but not R(evised)-AMSTAR, to have good measurement properties.
OBJECTIVES To summarize all available evidence on measurement properties in terms of reliability, validity, and feasibility of the Assessment of Multiple Systematic Reviews (AMSTAR) tool, includingExpand
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Methods of international health technology assessment agencies for economic evaluations- a comparative analysis
BackgroundThe number of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) agencies increases. One component of HTAs are economic aspects. To incorporate economic aspects commonly economic evaluations are performed.Expand
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Adherence influencing factors – a systematic review of systematic reviews
BackgroundNon-adherence is widespread problem. Adherence is a crucial point for the success and the safe use of therapies. The objective of this overview (review of reviews) was to identify factorsExpand
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Improving the adherence of type 2 diabetes mellitus patients with pharmacy care: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
BackgroundOral medication for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus plays an important role in diabetes care and is associated with a high level self-care behavior and self-management. However, poorExpand
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Up-to-dateness of reviews is often neglected in overviews: a systematic review.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE As systematic reviews may run out of date, it might be necessary to update them. Out-of-date reviews may jeopardize the comparability when used in the context of overviewsExpand
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Methodological approaches in conducting overviews: current state in HTA agencies.
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We identified 127 HTA agencies and scanned their websites for methodological handbooks as well as published overviews as HTA reports. Expand
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Adherence enhancing interventions for oral anticancer agents: a systematic review.
BACKGROUND The use of oral anticancer agents has increased in the last decades. Adherence is a crucial factor for the success of oral anticancer agent therapy. However, many patients areExpand
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