Interpreting Results and Drawing Conclusions

Holger J. Schünemann*, Andrew D. Oxman, Gunn E. Vist, Julian PT Higgins, Jonathan J. Deeks, Paul P. Glasziou, Gordon H. Guyatt

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Abstract

This chapter contains sections titled:

Introduction

Assessing the quality of a body of evidence

Issues in applicability

Interpreting results of statistical analyses

Interpreting results from dichotomous outcomes (including numbers needed to treat)

Interpreting results from continuous outcomes (including standardized mean differences)

Drawing conclusions

Chapter information

References
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions: Cochrane Book Series
EditorsJulian P T Higgins, Sally Green
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Chapter12
Pages359-387
Number of pages29
ISBN (Electronic)9780470712184
ISBN (Print)9780470699515
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Sep 2008
Externally publishedYes

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