Cautionary tales in the interpretation of systematic reviews of therapy trials
This is the second in a series of articles emphasizing the cautions in the interpretation of health-care studies. Systematic reviews are presented as comprehensive, unbiased summaries of evidence and are often referred to by clinicians, guideline developers and health policy-makers. Their strengths and limitations, and how their results can be subject to bias and misinterpretation, are discussed.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: September 1, 2006