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Publication Bias in Meta-Analysis: Prevention, Assessment and Adjustments.


Publication bias in meta-analysis; prevention, assessment and adjustments.

Ed. by Hannah R. Rothstein et al.

John Wiley & Sons


356 pages




Twenty-three international academics and researchers contribute 16 chapters examining the different types of publication bias, and presenting the methods for estimating and reducing publication bias. Coverage includes a nontechnical introduction to the topic and how it can be minimized in future research; the currently available methods for assessing or adjusting for publication bias in a meta-analytic context; and advanced and emerging issues related to publication bias. The text includes worked examples and common data sets throughout, and explains and compares all available software used for analyzing and reducing publication bias. It is accompanied by a website featuring software, data sets and further materials. For researchers and graduate students, pharmaceutical companies and government regulatory agencies.

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Date:Mar 1, 2006
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