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A descriptive analysis of a representative sample of pediatric randomized controlled trials published in 2007

Michele P Hamm1, Lisa Hartling1*, Andrea Milne1, Lisa Tjosvold1, Ben Vandermeer1, Denise Thomson1, Sarah Curtis123 and Terry P Klassen4

Author Affiliations

1 Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta. Edmonton, Canada

2 Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta. Edmonton, Canada

3 Women and Children's Health Research Institute, University of Alberta. Edmonton, Canada

4 Manitoba Institute of Child Health, Winnipeg, Canada

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BMC Pediatrics 2010, 10:96  doi:10.1186/1471-2431-10-96

Published: 22 December 2010

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Guidelines and Decision Rules for Risk of Bias Assessments. List of decision rules developed by our research group to be used with the Cochrane Handbook in assessing risk of bias.

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Author Follow-Up Survey. Included questions in the survey sent to 290 corresponding authors.

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Odds Ratios for Risk of Bias by Selected Variables. Odds ratios for high risk of bias by selected variables, stratified by the six domains of the Cochrane Collaboration's Risk of Bias tool.

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