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All about reviews of clinical effectiveness research
All about reviews of clinical effectiveness research

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What exactly is a cross-sectional study? Check out our explanation, links to examples, and more at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMHT0025838/

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What’s qualitative research? Check out our definition and links to studies on using these methods in clinical research: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMHT0029369/ 

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What’s the difference between incidence (new cases) and prevalence (existing ones)? Plus more info about prevalence: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMHT0029371/

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Unsystematic reviews can mislead: without strict pre-set rules, authors could focus on studies they agree with and not include others. More information at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMHT0025759/

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Cohort studies: cohorts, birth cohorts – what exactly does it all mean? Check out our short descriptions: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMHT0025833/

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Randomization in clinical trials: what is it exactly, how can you look for it, and why does randomization matter? Our quick overview sheds light: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMHT0025810/

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Learn how to spot a common trap in information about early detection and screening. It’s called lead-time bias: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0050893/

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Are you interested in systematic review research methods? Our blog introduces a new PubMed filter and more PubMed Health resources for researchers: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/blog/2015/12/PubMed-filter-for-systematic-review-methods/

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Check it out – we now have drug class entries in the PubMed Health glossary! What are drug classes, and how can this info help you in your everyday life? Find out on our blog: http://1.usa.gov/1G0iOC9

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PubMed Health now has systematic reviews from the Swedish health and social care assessment agency SBU (Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment). Find out about topics already online and how to browse the SBU collection in our blog: http://1.usa.gov/1gjT5OV
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