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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Mavridis, Dimitris; Chaimani, Anna; Efthimiou, Orestis; Leucht, Stefan; Salanti, Georgia 
Title:
Addressing missing outcome data in meta-analysis. 
Abstract:
Missing outcome data are a common problem in clinical trials and systematic reviews, as it compromises inferences by reducing precision and potentially biasing the results. Systematic reviewers often assume that the missing outcome problem has been resolved at the trial level. However, in many clinical trials a complete case analysis or suboptimal imputation techniques are employed and the problem is accumulated in a quantitative synthesis of trials via meta-analysis. The risk of bias due to mis...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Evid Based Ment Health 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
17 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
85-9 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1362-0347 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie