These two authors contributed equally to this work.
Automating the process of critical appraisal and assessing the strength of evidence with information extraction technology
Version of Record online: 26 JUN 2011
© 2011 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice
Special Issue: Evidence Based Medicine
Volume 17, Issue 4, pages 832–838, August 2011
How to Cite
Lin, J.-W., Chang, C.-H., Lin, M.-W., Ebell, M. H. and Chiang, J.-H. (2011), Automating the process of critical appraisal and assessing the strength of evidence with information extraction technology. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 17: 832–838. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2753.2011.01712.x
- Issue online: 27 JUL 2011
- Version of Record online: 26 JUN 2011
- Accepted for publication: 4 June 2011
Table S1 An example of PubMed citation in the PubMed XML tagged format.
Table S2 Purpose and procedure.
Appendix S1 Flowchart: getting the impact factor (IF) of a journal. JIF, journal impact factor.
Appendix S2 Flow chart: getting the study design [or research type (RT)]. Step 1: keyword matching to the title. Step 2: keyword matching to the MeSH terms. Step 3: keyword matching to the abstract text.
Appendix S3 Flow chart: getting subjects (human vs. non-human studies) and the ranges of ages.
Appendix S4 Flow chart: getting number of subjects.
Appendix S5 Flow chart: getting P-value and 95% confidence interval (CI) for the main measurement.
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