Biondi-Zoccai, Giuseppe

Umbrella Reviews

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Table of contents

Part I. Umbrella Reviews in the Evidence Hierarchy

1. Introduction
Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai

2. Evidence Hierarchy
Colin Ng, Umberto Benedetto

3. From Qualitative Reviews to Umbrella Reviews
Ana Ortega, Eduardo Lopez-Briz, María Dolores Fraga-Fuentes

4. Umbrella Reviews, Overviews of Reviews, and Meta-epidemiologic Studies: Similarities and Differences
Michail Tsagris, Konstantinos C. Fragkos

Part II. Sound Design, Conduct, and Reporting

5. Designing the Review
Spyridon N. Papageorgiou, Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai

6. Registering the Review
Alison Booth

7. Searching Evidence
Su Golder, Kath Wright

8. Abstracting Evidence
Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai, Giuseppe Torre, Leonardo Roever, Fabrizio D’Ascenzo

9. Appraising Evidence
William L. Baker, Meg Bennetts, Craig I. Coleman, Joseph C. Cappelleri

10. Statistical Models for Overviews of Reviews
Tzu-Ting Chen, Yu-Kang Tu

11. Bayesian Approach to Evidence Synthesis
Francisco José Vázquez Polo, Miguel A. Negrín, María Martel

12. Appraising Between-Study Homogeneity, Small-Study Effects, Moderators, and Confounders
Areti Angeliki Veroniki, Tania B. Huedo-Medina, Kostas N. Fountoulakis

13. State-of-the-Art Reporting
Akira Onishi, Toshi A. Furukawa

Part III. Case Studies

14. Case Study of Allied Health and Complementary and Alternate Medicine
Saravana Kumar

15. Case Study in Dentistry
Clovis Mariano Faggion, Utsana Tonmukayakul

16. Case Study in Neonatology
David Andrew Osborn

17. Case Study in Nursing
Walter Caro, Anna Rita Marucci, Loreto Lancia, Julita Sansoni

18. Case Study in Orthopedics
Maciej Płaszewski, Josette Bettany-Saltikov

19. Case Study in Prevention
Leandro Fórnias Machado Rezende, Juan Pablo Rey-López, Olinda do Carmo Luiz, Jose Eluf-Neto

20. Case Study of Public Health
Clare Bambra, Marcia Gibson

Part IV. Implementation and Further Research

21. Moving from Evidence to Action
Fabrizio D’Ascenzo, Claudio Moretti, Christian Templin, Fiorenzo Gaita

22. Avenues for Further Research
Dawid Pieper, Lun Li, Roland Brian Büchter

23. Conclusion
Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Statistics for Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences, Clinical Psychology, Nursing

Publication year
1st ed. 2016
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
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