Network meta-analysis-highly attractive but more methodological research is needed

  title={Network meta-analysis-highly attractive but more methodological research is needed},
  author={Tianjing Li and Milo Alan Puhan and S. Swaroop Vedula and Sonal Singh and Kay Dickersin},
  booktitle={BMC medicine},
Network meta-analysis, in the context of a systematic review, is a meta-analysis in which multiple treatments (that is, three or more) are being compared using both direct comparisons of interventions within randomized controlled trials and indirect comparisons across trials based on a common comparator. To ensure validity of findings from network meta-analyses, the systematic review must be designed rigorously and conducted carefully. Aspects of designing and conducting a systematic review for… CONTINUE READING
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