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The interpretation of systematic reviews with meta-analyses: an objective or subjective process?

Ian Shrier1*, Jean-François Boivin12, Robert W Platt2, Russell J Steele3, James M Brophy24, Franco Carnevale5, Mark J Eisenberg1, Andrea Furlan6, Ritsuko Kakuma2, Mary Ellen Macdonald7, Louise Pilote24 and Michel Rossignol12

Author Affiliations

1 Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, SMBD-Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

2 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

3 Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

4 McGill University Health Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

5 School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

6 Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Canada

7 Department of Oncology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

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BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2008, 8:19  doi:10.1186/1472-6947-8-19

Published: 21 May 2008

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