Issues relating to selective reporting when including non-randomized studies in systematic reviews on the effects of healthcare interventions

Authors

  • Susan L Norris,

  • David Moher,

  • Barnaby C Reeves,

  • Beverley Shea,

  • Yoon Loke,

  • Sarah Garner,

  • Laurie Anderson,

  • Peter Tugwell,

  • George Wells

Errata

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    Article first published online: 13 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1062

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