Combining heterogenous studies using the random-effects model is a mistake and leads to inconclusive meta-analyses

Al khalaf, Mohamad M., Thalib, Lukman and Doi, Suhail A.R. (2011) Combining heterogenous studies using the random-effects model is a mistake and leads to inconclusive meta-analyses. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 64 2: 119-123. doi:10.1016/j.jclinepi.2010.01.009


Author Al khalaf, Mohamad M.
Thalib, Lukman
Doi, Suhail A.R.
Title Combining heterogenous studies using the random-effects model is a mistake and leads to inconclusive meta-analyses
Journal name Journal of Clinical Epidemiology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0895-4356
1878-5921
Publication date 2011-02
Year available 2010
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2010.01.009
Volume 64
Issue 2
Start page 119
End page 123
Total pages 5
Place of publication New York, NY, U.S.A.
Publisher Elsevier
Collection year 2011
Language eng
Keyword Clinical study
Medical research
Meta analysis
Methodology
Note
Priority journal
Sample size
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Published online 20 April, 2010.

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: Official 2011 Collection
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