REVIEWING THE REVIEWS

@article{Ezzo2001REVIEWINGTR,
  title={REVIEWING THE REVIEWS},
  author={Joseph A. Ezzo and Barker Bausell and Daniel E. Moerman and Brian M. Berman and Victoria Hadhazy},
  journal={International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care},
  year={2001},
  volume={17},
  pages={457 - 466}
}
  • J. Ezzo, B. Bausell, V. Hadhazy
  • Published 1 October 2001
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care
Objectives: The objectives of this paper were: a) to determine what can be learned from conclusions of systematic reviews about the evidence base of medicine; and b) to determine whether two readers draw similar conclusions from the same review, and whether these match the authors' conclusions. Methods: Three methodologists (two per review) rated 160 Cochrane systematic reviews (issue 1, 1998) using pre-established conclusion categories. Disagreements were resolved by discussion to arrive at a… 

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