A critical appraisal of the evidence for using cardiotocography plus ECG ST interval analysis for fetal surveillance in labor. Part II: the meta-analyses

@inproceedings{Olofsson2014ACA,
  title={A critical appraisal of the evidence for using cardiotocography plus ECG ST interval analysis for fetal surveillance in labor. Part II: the meta-analyses},
  author={Per Olofsson and Diogo Ayres-de-Campos and J\org Kessler and Britta Tendal and Branka M Yli and Lawrence D. Devoe},
  booktitle={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={2014}
}
We appraised the methodology, execution and quality of the five published meta-analyses that are based on the five randomized controlled trials which compared cardiotocography (CTG)+ST analysis to cardiotocography. The meta-analyses contained errors, either created de novo in handling of original data or from a failure to recognize essential differences among the randomized controlled trials, particularly in their inclusion criteria and outcome parameters. No meta-analysis contained complete… CONTINUE READING

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