Systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{DelgadoRodrguez2018SystematicRA,
  title={Systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Miguel Delgado-Rodr{\'i}guez and Mar{\'i}a Sillero-Arenas},
  journal={Medicina intensiva},
  year={2018},
  volume={42 7},
  pages={
          444-453
        }
}
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