# Graphical displays for meta‐analysis: An overview with suggestions for practice

@article{AnzuresCabrera2010GraphicalDF, title={Graphical displays for meta‐analysis: An overview with suggestions for practice}, author={Judith Anzures‐Cabrera and Julian P.T. Higgins}, journal={Research Synthesis Methods}, year={2010}, volume={1} }

Meta-analyses are fundamental tools for collating and synthesizing large amounts of information, and graphical displays have become the principal tool for presenting the results of multiple studies of the same research question. [] Key Method We start with forest plots and funnel plots, and proceed to Galbraith (or radial) plots, L'Abbé (and related) plots, further plots useful for investigating heterogeneity, plots useful for model diagnostics and plots for illustrating likelihoods and Bayesian meta…

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