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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Helfer, Bartosz; Prosser, Aaron; Samara, Myrto T; Geddes, John R; Cipriani, Andrea; Davis, John M; Mavridis, Dimitris; Salanti, Georgia; Leucht, Stefan 
Title:
Recent meta-analyses neglect previous systematic reviews and meta-analyses about the same topic: a systematic examination. 
Abstract:
As the number of systematic reviews is growing rapidly, we systematically investigate whether meta-analyses published in leading medical journals present an outline of available evidence by referring to previous meta-analyses and systematic reviews.We searched PubMed for recent meta-analyses of pharmacological treatments published in high impact factor journals. Previous systematic reviews and meta-analyses were identified with electronic searches of keywords and by searching reference sections....    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
BMC Med 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
13 
Pages contribution:
82 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie