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Health Economic Reviews: Are They Compiled Systematically?

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  10 March 2009

Kathryn Rigby
Affiliation:
Flinders University
Christopher Silagy
Affiliation:
Flinders University
Alan Crockett
Affiliation:
Flinders Medical Centre

Abstract

Attempts to perform economic reviews of randomized controlled trials frequently lack a systematic approach. This conclusion is consistent with the findings of previous analyses of review articles in other fields, which have highlighted the failure to apply the same degree of rigor to this type of research synthesis that the scientific community has come to expect from primary research articles.

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Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1996

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