Addressing Reporting Biases

Jonathan AC Sterne*, Matthias Egger, David Moher

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

1682 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions: Cochrane Book Series
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc
Number of pages37
ISBN (Print)9780470699515
Publication statusPublished - 22 Sept 2008


  • Addressing reporting biases
  • Choice of outcomes and results impact
  • Detecting reporting biases
  • Funnel plots and visual assessment
  • Publication bias and 'small study effects'
  • Random-effects meta-analysis
  • Reporting bias types and supporting evidence
  • RevMan and statistical support

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